09 Apr 2020
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IFDC calls for free movement of fertilizers in West Africa

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As the agricultural season approaches and in the context of a precarious health situation, the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is launching an appeal to the 15 countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) so that fertilizers are not subject to any restrictions on their import, distribution and use by agricultural producers. An appeal launched to maintain agricultural capacity in the sub-region and prevent a food crisis ...

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07 Apr 2020
Afriqom

Covid-19: what risks for the fertilizer and fertilizer market in Africa?

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The announcement of the closure of maritime borders, the preferred route for transporting fertilizers and fertilizers, did not fail to raise questions about the viability of supply chains in Africa. "Overall, we estimate at least a 20% market reduction at this early stage," said London-based firm Afriqom.

Afriqom, which monitors the continent-wide fertilizer market, believes that the major world producers (Russia, Belarus, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, etc.) have not been impacted ...

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07 Apr 2020
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COVID-19 shouldn’t lead to food crisis in Africa, AGRA President warns

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The President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr Agnes Kalibata has cautioned that the outbreak of COVID-19 shouldn’t lead to food crisis in Africa.

Dr Kalibata said though the movement restriction imposed in some African countries is a step towards curbing the spread of the disease, the implication on food production should also be considered.

She said already 250 million people in Africa are without ...

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02 Apr 2020
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Wassa-East farmers happy with the supply of massive farm inputs

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Farmers in the Wassa-East District have expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the District Chief Executive (DCE) Mr.Wilson Arthur for being instrumental in the massive supply of basic farm inputs to boost Agriculture in the area.

According to them, the supply of Fertilizers and nursing seedlings from the government have become a major boost to the planting for food and jobs programme.

In a random sampling exercise, a cross section ...

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29 Mar 2020
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Cocoa farmers in Wassa-East receive 19,550 Bags of fertilizers from Cocobod

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Cocobod has donated a total of 19,550 bags of Cocoa Aduane Fertilizers for onward distribution to the Daboase Cocoa Farmers Cooperative Union(DCFCU).

The District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Wilson Arthur received the Fertilizers on behalf of the farmers from the Western Regional Manager of Cocobod, at Daboase in the Western Region.

The DCE advised Cocoa farmers in the area to apply through their respective Cooperatives/Groups to be ...

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