IFDC Report, Volume 6, No. 1
Dr Donald L. McCune, Managing Director of IFDC (International Fertilizer Development Center), was awarded the prestigious Francis New Medal by The Fertiliser Society in London, England. The award recognizes his significant contributions to the scientific and technical aspects of fertilizer production, use, and application. Dr McCune emphasized the importance of efficient and productive agriculture in tropical and subtropical regions to meet developing countries' growing food, fiber, building materials, and energy needs. He highlighted the need for appropriate fertilizers tailored to the specific requirements of tropical agriculture. The award ceremony included Dr McCune delivering the Francis New Memorial Lecture on "Fertilisers for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture." The recognition reflects not only Dr McCune's achievements but also acknowledges the commitment of IFDC to advancing agricultural productivity in developing nations.
Green revolution, Fertilizers