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ECOWAS, WAFA Sign MoU at Inaugural West Africa Fertilizer Financing Forum

Contact: Ada Nsitem, Communication Officer ada.nsitem@wafafertilizer.org October 1, 2019 – Abidjan – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and West African Fertilizer Association (WAFA) have signed a memorandum of understanding. This took place at the inaugural West Africa Fertilizer Financing Forum which was attended by representatives of financial institutions, ministers, government agencies, fertilizer manufacturers and various stakeholders of the…

Professional Fertilizer Association Created in Cote D’Ivoire

Following a request from private fertilizer players in Cote d’Ivoire to get updates on the implementation of ECOWAS fertilizer regulations in the country, the Feed the Future Enhancing Growth through Regional Agriculture Input Systems (EnGRAIS) Project for West Africa prompted the West Africa Fertilizer Association (WAFA) to organize a one-day meeting on October 24, 2018, in Abidjan to discuss the…

Key Players in the Fertilizer Sector in West Africa Converge in Lomé, Togo

Hundreds of key players and stakeholders in the fertilizer sector in West Africa converged on April 24- 26, 2019, at the Sarakawa Hotel in Lomé, Togo for the West Africa Fertilizer Forum (WAFF). Organized by Argus in collaboration with the West African Fertilizer Association (WAFA), WAFF provided an important platform for about 200 people from about 30 countries representing all…

Feed the Future EnGRAIS Project Organizes Workshop on ECOWAS Regulation on Fertilizer Quality for The Gambia and Sierra Leone

Under the auspices of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Feed the Future Enhancing Growth through Regional Agricultural Input Systems (EnGRAIS) Project for West Africa organized a workshop for The Gambia and Sierra Leone on the implementation and enforcement of ECOWAS Regulation C/REG.13/12/12. The regulation governs the quality control of fertilizer traded in West Africa. EnGRAIS is…

WAFA Increases Visibility Among Actors in the Fertilizer Sector, Positioned as the Voice of the Industry in West Africa

While fertilizer consumption in West Africa has significantly increased over the past 2 years, the sector remains hugely dominated by and dependent on governments implementing subsidy and distribution programs. The West African Fertilizer Association (WAFA) was born in 2016 of the will of the private players of the fertilizer sector in the region to join forces to meet the challenges…

Towards the Development and Diffusion of Agricultural Input Packages in West Africa: Strategy Workshop held in Burkina Faso

A regional strategy for the development and dissemination of agricultural input packages was at the center of a regional workshop held on October 30-31, 2018 in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. The overall objective of the workshop was to introduce the Feed the Future Enhancing Growth through Regional Agricultural Input Systems (EnGRAIS) Project for West Africa (one of the…

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