AfricaFertilizer.org, a global forum to disseminate and exchange information on fertilizers, soil fertility and the critical agricultural issues that face Africa, has been developed and launched by IFDC.
Muscle Shoals, AL, United States, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Vocus) March 3, 2010 -- AfricaFertilizer.org, a global forum to disseminate and exchange information on fertilizers, soil fertility and the critical agricultural issues that face Africa, has been developed and launched by IFDC. IFDC is a public international organization addressing such critical issues as global food security, the alleviation of hunger and poverty, environmental protection and the promotion of economic development and self-sufficiency.
African Union (AU) Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, Her Excellency Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, stated, “As an IFDC board member, I am pleased that the organization is providing much-needed agricultural information to the citizens of Africa and the world. As an AU commissioner, I believe that the use of AfricaFertilizer.org can help pull smallholder farmers out of poverty. The African Union’s objectives include eradicating poverty and placing Africa on a path to sustainable growth and development. Food security cannot be achieved without a collective effort to increase the agricultural productivity and technological knowledge of smallholder farmers.”
AfricaFertilizer.org features interactive maps of nutrient depletion, use and production in Africa, numerous publications available for download, market information crucial to agricultural intensification and relevant news. The website serves stakeholders in the movement to make Afr
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