Category: Project Updates

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IFDC Myanmar Provides Masks and Medical Equipment to Government Health Centers Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 situation in Myanmar is now starting to develop. The first confirmed case occurred mid-March, and as of April 3, 2020, there are 20 confirmed cases, with the first attributed fatality. Detection and response for such an event as COVID-19 is a major challenge for any country, but even more so for those countries with less developed health and…

Supporting Reforms to Ghana’s National Fertilizer Subsidy Program Yields Results

Many West African countries are finding ways to make their national fertilizer subsidy programs work effectively and efficiently to support and improve national agriculture agendas across the region. The Government of Ghana (GoG)/Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has been implementing a national fertilizer subsidy program to support its flagship Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) program to boost agricultural…

Regional EnGRAIS Project Publishes Ghana Fertilizer Value Chain Optimization Study

Contact: Robin Wheeler (rwheeler@ifdc.org, +233 (0) 56 002 7917/18) January 15, 2020, Accra, Ghana – The Government of Ghana (GoG), represented by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), commissioned IFDC and specifically the Feed the Future Enhancing Growth through Regional Agriculture Input Systems (EnGRAIS) project to analyze the country’s fertilizer value chain under the GoG’s Ghana Fertilizer Expansion Programme…

Extension materials on best agronomic practices endorsed by government of Nepal

Agricultural extension materials on best management practices for rice (left) and cauliflower, developed by CIMMYT as part of the NSAF project. Note: A version of this post first appeared on CIMMYT.org. KATHMANDU, Nepal (CIMMYT) — Maintenance and enhancement of soil fertility are vital for food security and environmental sustainability. However, a baseline survey conducted through the Nepal Seed and Fertilizer…