Initiatives

Initiatives

IFDC has assisted many partners and organizations in the establishment of institutions, initiatives, associations, groups and partnerships.

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IFDC’s Global Influence

Examples of IFDC’s influence can be found in all forms across the agricultural spectrum, from iconic events and agreements such as the Africa Fertilizer Summit and the Abuja Declaration to groundbreaking research and flourishing trade organizations where once there were none.

 

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IFDC’s Dedication

The measurable, long-term effects on such a critical economic sector are part of IFDC’s legacy. They are made possible because of the continuing commitment of IFDC’s dedicated staff and strategic partners.

IFDC Initiatives

IFDC partners with allies such as international research institutions, governmental and non-governmental agencies and the private sector to advance, improve and promote food and nutrition security, agricultural sustainability, economic development and environmental protection in the developing world. These initiatives provide IFDC with greater opportunities for success in an effort to create positive change in such areas as agricultural research, agricultural policy development and the development of organizations to enhance the agricultural value chain.

AfricaFertilizer.org

A global Internet forum created by IFDC to disseminate and exchange information on various aspects of fertilizer, soil fertility and related agricultural issues that impact Africa.

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AMITSA

An information technology decision support tool to increase the use of fertilizer and contribute to the region’s food security. The AMITSA system is both web- and mobile phone-based.

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AFAP

Founded to bolster the markets
that provide inputs to smallholder farmers
and contribute to an African Green Revolution.
AFAP is an independent nonprofit.

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Global TraPs

The project is studying phosphorus use, management and sustainability from a supply chain perspective through a transdisciplinary process involving experts from several fields.

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Africa Fertilizer Summit

The Summit opened new windows of opportunity for agencies to address the complex issues of removing yield constraints and improving soil fertility and food security in Africa.

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VFRC

IFDC launched the Virtual Fertilizer Research
Center (www.vfrc.org), a global research initiative
to create the next generation of fertilizers and production technologies.

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AIRCA

A nine-member alliance focused on increasing global food security by supporting smallholder agriculture within healthy, sustainable and climate-smart landscapes.

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