African Centre for Fertilizer Development (ACFD)
Centre africain pour le développement des engrais (CADE)
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1987 Harare Zimbabwe
1987, Harare (Zimbabwe), by H-XD3027 - OAU Convention, as part of the larger strategy implementing the 1980 'Lagos Plan of Action', an OAU resolution establishing ACFD having been adopted in 1981. Also referred to as African Fertilizer Development Centre. Currently (2000) under reorganization.
Develop simple, affordable, accessible strategies to improve and stabilize agriculture in Africa through proper and adequate use of fertilizers and local organic material; develop collaborative projects with national, regional and international organizations; liaise with governments and the private sector on fertilizer use and soil management; conduct, foster and support training in all aspects of resource development, agri- marketing and use of fertilizers and other nutrients; conduct research on soil fertility management, leading to improved and sustainable agricultural production and environmental protection; undertake research on marketing costs, pricing and other factors affecting fertilizer use, and other inputs, especially in the small-scale farming sector.
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Board of Directors, consisting of representatives from the 5 regions of Africa (currently from Congo DR, Libyan AJ, Niger, Sudan and Zambia) and of the host government, F-XF1721 - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as executing agency, E-XE3975 - International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) and E-XE4174 - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Technical Divisions (2): Research and Development; Technology Transfer. Administrative Unit.
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