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IFDC President and CEO Albin Hubscher

Research for Resilience: soil and plant nutrition that works for farmers

“With the global population rapidly increasing, we must double or triple our food production in the next couple of decades to avert a worldwide food crisis. And we must do so in the face of extreme weather events, continued deforestation, rapid desertification, and widespread pollution. Addressing this monumental challenge will require determined technological innovation and new research on old, “tried-and-true”…

IFDC Featured in Essay by Farming First

IFDC’s work in northern Ghana has been featured in a new essay compiled by the global agriculture coalition Farming First. The interactive essay serves to highlight the astounding impact investments in science and innovation can have. It demonstrates how investments allow for far-reaching and interrelated aspects of achieving food security, and it highlights the importance of supporting this “complex agricultural…

2SCALE Farmer Featured in Farming First Story Collection

Later this week, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be adopted at a special summit convened by the United Nations. On the heels of the Millennium Development Goals, the 17 SDGs will shape global development for the next 15 years. When considering policy-shaping ideas such as the SDGs, it’s always important to “listen to the farmer,” as IFDC President and…

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