Category: Press Releases

USAID C4CP Project Organizes Forum on Women’s Access to Appropriate Agricultural Technology

Press Release For Immediate Release Wednesday, June 7, 2017 June 7, 2017 – Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The Four-Country Cotton Partnership (USAID C4CP) a project implemented by the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the African Union (AU), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the West and…

IFDC Releases New Five-Year Strategic Plan

 IFDC Press Release For Immediate Release Tuesday, May 30, 2017 IFDC Releases New Five-Year Strategic Plan  Contact: Andy Thigpen, Senior Communications Supervisor (256-381-6600 x299 athigpen@ifdc.org) Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – Muscle Shoals, Ala, USA – The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) announced the release of its strategic plan for 2017-2021. The IFDC Strategic Planning Committee developed this five-year plan based…

USAID WAFP, USAID C4CP, AND FEED THE FUTURE GHANA AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROJECTS ORGANIZE REGIONAL FORUM

Press Release For Immediate Release Tuesday, April 11, 2017   April 11, 2017 – Lomé, Togo – The West Africa Fertilizer Program (USAID WAFP), the Four-Country Cotton Partnership (USAID C4CP) and the Feed the Future Ghana Agricultural Technology Transfer Project, all implemented by the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), in collaboration with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and…

USAID C4CP Project Organizes Regional Workshop

March 30, 2017 – Cotonou, Benin – In collaboration with the International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) and Cultural Practice LLC, the Four-Country Cotton Partnership (USAID C4CP) project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

USAID WAFP Program Organizes Workshop on Fertilizer Subsidy Programs in West Africa

  Press Release For Immediate Release Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Contacts: Daniel Nana Sei Mensah, Bilingual Communication Specialist, dmensah@ifdc.org (+223) 62196830 / (+233) 269741128 Dr. Diagana Bocar, WAFP IR4 Team Leader, bdiagana@ifdc.org (+223) 77614676 / (+221) 775139234 February 21, 2017 – Bamako, Mali – The West Africa Fertilizer Program (USAID WAFP), financed by the United States Agency for International Development…

USAID WAFP Program Organizes 2nd Regional Technical Experience-Sharing Workshop on Conditions for the Implementation of ECOWAS Fertilizer Regulations

Press Release For Immediate Release Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Contacts: Daniel Nana Sei Mensah dmensah@ifdc.org  (+221) 762322026/ (+233) 26 97 41128; Emmanuel Alognikou ealognikou@ifdc.org (+221) 770967287/ (+228) 90327660 The West Africa Fertilizer Program (USAID WAFP), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), is organizing, from February 7-8, 2017, the…

IFDC and Government of Ireland Launch New Potato Project in Kenya

IFDC Press Release For Immediate Release Wednesday, November 30, 2016   IFDC and Government of Ireland Launch New Potato Project in Kenya   Contact: Ajay Varadachary (avaradachary@ifdc.org) November 30, 2016 – Nairobi, Kenya – A new IFDC-led project, funded by the government of Ireland, aims to strengthen the potato value chain in Kenya. The project was announced by Ireland’s Minister…

USAID C4CP Project Organizes Forum on Women’s Access to Productive Resources in the C-4 Countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali)

November 21, 2016 – Bamako, Mali – In collaboration with the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Community of Practice on Gender, Cotton and Food Security of the “Four-Country Cotton Partnership” project (USAID C4CP), implemented by the International Fertilizer Development…

2SCALE Facilitates Credit Agreement Between Promo Fruits and Oikocredit

700 Million FCFA Available to Improve Factory Operations and Scale Up Plastic Mulching Technology   Contact: Eric Lakoussan +229 96 39 05 75; elakoussan@ifdc.org October 4, 2016 – Allada, Benin – Through 2SCALE intermediation, the Netherlands cooperative society Oikocredit and Promo Fruits, the largest juice processor in Benin, signed a new credit agreement in the amount of 700 million FCFA.…

Partnership Brings New Technology to Smallholder Farmers in Ghana

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Soybean Value Chain Research (Soybean Innovation Lab, SIL) in partnership with the Feed the Future USAID Agriculture Technology Transfer (ATT) project and the Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement (ADVANCE) project will fund an 8-day training to teach local blacksmiths how to fabricate small-scale crop threshers for use in Northern Ghana.

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