31 Jan 2023
Innocent Okuku

WAFA appoints Dr Innocent Okuku as Executive Secretary

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WAFA has appointed an Executive Secretary in the person of Dr. Innocent Okuku, effective January 1, 2023. He will play the important role of overseeing all the activities of the association, serve as the main contact for partners/stakeholders, and ensuring that the association is sustainably functional. Dr. Innocent Okuku has been instrumental to the growth of the association and served on the board of WAFA as 1st Vice-President and Coordinator …

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23 Aug 2022

IFDC AND CORAF RELEASE UPDATED ONLINE TOOL TO PROMOTE USE OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR WEST AFRICAN FARMERS TO INCREASE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITS

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  • The updated Fertilizer and Seed Recommendations Map for West Africa (FeSeRWAM) and agro-input packages (AIPs) will be launched virtually on August 25, 2022.
  • The initial version launched on September 22, 2020, has been updated to introduce new functionalities and improve user experience.
  • The FeSeRWAM and AIP tool delivers important site-specific technical information on recommended improved seeds, appropriate fertilizer, and good agricultural practices to promote sustainable increases …

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05 Dec 2020
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HOW FERTILIZERS ENHANCE SOIL ORGANIC MATTER CONTENT

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Organic matter is essential for good soil quality. Soil with sufficient amounts of nutrients, particularly nitrogen, is important for the formation and maintenance of soil organic matter. If soil is fertile, there is more plant growth which in turn increases inputs of roots and other plant debris into the soil. As this plant debris decomposes, it adds to the soil organic matter. This organic matter increases microbial activity because it …

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16 Sep 2020

NEW ONLINE TOOL WILL EMPOWER THOUSANDS OF WEST AFRICAN FARMERS AND MORE WITH CRITICAL AGRICULTURE INFORMATION, LAUNCHED BY IFDC AND CORAF

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September 15, 2020 – A new online tool designed for producers, farmers, and other actors in certain value chains to access critical information on agriculture input recommendations/packages will be launched virtually on September 22, 2020. The Fertilizer and Seed Recommendations for West Africa Map (FeSeRWAM) is a geographical information system and web-based platform that captures, stores, and provides information regarding data-visualization recommendation of seeds and fertilizers. 

The platform aims to …

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25 Jun 2020
AFA

AFA SIGNS A NEW MOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFRIQOM AND WAFA TOWARDS NEW HORIZONS IN THE SECOND BIGGEST CONTINENT

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Eng. Raed Soub, AFA Secretary General, referred to signing the MOU between AFA, Afriqom and WAFA on Wednesday, 10th of June, 2020. This took place as part of AFA pioneering and effective role to create new expansions, open new fields and provide additional opportunities for its members, aiming at connecting Arab and African regions, by taking such an unprecedented step across AFA forty four path to serve its members on …

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