African Centre for Fertilizer Development (ACFD)

Centre africain pour le développement des engrais (CADE)

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History

1987, Harare (Zimbabwe), by Organization of African Unity (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.

Aims

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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Members in 8 countries
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Subjects *

  • Geology
    • Soil
  • Biosciences
    • Growth
  • Commerce
    • Market
  • Industry
    • Production
    • Chemical Products
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
    • Farming
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Development
    • Development
    • Sustainable Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E5919

Last News Received

2019
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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