Category: Press Releases

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  (+221) 762322026/ (+233) 26 97 41128; Emmanuel Alognikou (+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 ( 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; 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.

Nestlé and IFDC Partner to Support Farmers in Nigeria

Press Release: About 1,000 farmers in northern Nigeria will be trained on good agricultural practices and entrepreneurial skills thanks to a new partnership between Nestlé Nigeria and the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC).

New IFDC President and CEO Scott Angle Begins Tenure

Dr. J. Scott Angle officially joined the International Fertilizer Development Center today as the organization’s new president and CEO.

IFDC Announces Leadership Changes: Amit Roy to Retire after Decades of Service; Board Names New President and CEO

(IFDC) today announced that its president and CEO, Dr. Amit Roy, will retire after 37 years of service on December 31, 2015. The IFDC board of directors selected Dr. J. Scott Angle to succeed Roy as the organization’s president and CEO effective October 1, 2015.

IFDC Commissions 80 KMs of Ten Rehabilitated and Reconstructed Feeder Roads in Southwestern Uganda

IFDC and The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, in partnership with the Government of Uganda, is proud to commission 80 kilometers (km) of roads, covering ten feeder and community access roads in the three districts of Kanungu, Kabale and Kisoro.’s new website launched at Africa’s largest fertilizer conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patrice Annequin, Coordinator (+233 302 770 838, February 18, 2015 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia –’s newly designed and expanded website goes live today. The launch takes place as part of the Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2015 Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attended by more than 400 of the world’s key fertilizer industry…

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