IFDC Report, Volume 15, No. 1
This report provides an update from Dr David B. Parbery, the new Managing Director of the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC). Dr Parbery shares his initial experiences and interactions with IFDC staff, key National Fertilizer and Environmental Research Center (NFERC) officials, and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). He discusses his upcoming visits to IFDC-Mrica in Togo and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome to explore collaborations and discuss joint activities. Dr Parbery also highlights the ongoing review process for IFDC's potential membership in the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The report concludes with updates on various projects and visits conducted by IFDC staff members, including research on phosphate rock in Venezuela and crop modelling research with a visiting scientist from China. Overall, the report provides insights into the current activities and future directions of IFDC under its new leadership.
Agronomy, Agricultural research, Phosphates