IWMI, IPNI, IPI and IFA release publication on Managing Water and Fertilizer for Sustainable Agricultural Intensification
Paris, France, 6 March 2015 - IFA, IWMI, IPNI and IPI jointly published a reference guide, Managing Water and Fertilizer for Sustainable Agricultural Intensification, to improve general understanding of the best management practices for the use of water and fertilizers throughout the world to enhance crop production, improve farm profitability and resource efficiency, and reduce environmental impacts related to crop production. Water and fertilizers are essential inputs for agricultural production. By optimizing their use and management jointly, farmers can achieve higher yields and better returns, while mitigating possible negative environmental impacts of their activity.