Economic Rationale for Fertilizer Quality Regulations
This presentation, delivered by Dr. Joshua Ariga at the International Workshop on Developing Private Sector Agro-Input Markets, discusses the economic rationale for implementing fertilizer quality regulations in Africa. Dr. Ariga represents the Partnership for Enabling Market Environments for Fertilizer in Africa (PEMEFA), a consortium of five partner organizations dedicated to transforming African agriculture by improving smallholder farmers' access to and use of fertilizers. The presentation explores the challenges in the fertilizer value chain, the impact of poor fertilizer quality, and recommendations for regulatory reforms to enhance fertilizer quality control and ensure the economic viability of the sector.
Value chains, Smallholder farmers
Ariga, J.M. 2018. “The Economic Rationale for Fertilizer Quality Regulations,” presentation on behalf of the Partnership for Enabling Market Environments for Fertilizer in Africa (PEMEFA) at the IFDC International Workshop on Developing Private Sector Agro-Input Markets – Lessons Learned and Emerging Perspectives on Subsidy Programs, February 19-23, Jinja, Uganda.