1999 IFDC Annual Report

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2000-08
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This material highlights IFDC's achievements and contributions to agricultural development. IFDC was established in response to the global need for improved food production in developing countries, particularly in the tropics and subtropics. The centre focuses on enhancing fertilizer efficiency and knowledge transfer to support small-scale farmers and address the critical role of plant nutrients in food production. The report acknowledges the contributions of key individuals and institutions in IFDC's history and emphasizes the importance of collaboration with scientists, educators, and farmers in developing countries. It outlines IFDC's activities, including technology transfer initiatives and capacity building through worldwide training programs. It also discusses the significance of inorganic fertilizers in global agriculture and the role of IFDC in promoting their use for increased food production. It highlights the growing dependence on fertilizers, particularly in low-income countries, and underscores the need for sustainable development and efforts to end poverty and hunger.
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Trade Associations, Nutrient depletion
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