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480 members
80 countries

$250 billion
traded annually

45 Industry
Stewardship Champions

Who we are.

IFA is the only global fertilizer association and has a membership of more than 480 entities in some 80 countries, encompassing all actors in the fertilizer value chain.

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Priorities

Sustainable Production

Fertilizers are fundamental to agriculture and our challenge is to feed the world sustainably. Sustainable fertilizer production is key to increasing our industry’s energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions.

Priorities

Climate Change

We work across the agriculture value chain to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase sequestration of carbon in soil.

Priorities

Food Security

Fertilizers are used across the globe to support sustainable agricultural production, and it is estimated that half the food we eat is produced thanks to mineral fertilizers.

What are fertilizers?

Fertilizers are food for plants: they provide nutrients for plants to grow and thrive. It is estimated that half the food we eat is produced thanks to mineral fertilizers.

Innovation corner.

IFA members, and the agriculture sector as a whole, are continuously working to improve the performance and sustainability of fertilizers and their application.

Around the World

Discover how fertilizers help feed the global population, learn more about innovative projects and follow discussion around the world. 

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Latest news.

Toward a sustainable and secure global food system
Blog Post 16 Jan 2024

Toward a sustainable and secure global food system

Food is essential to humans, and a healthy environment is essential to grow food. It might stand to reason that environmental protection would be at the forefront of agricultural policy. But the story...
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IFA publishes its industry position statement on biodiversity
Press Release 20 Dec 2023

IFA publishes its industry position statement on biodiversity

Paris, France, December 18 2023 On the first anniversary of the approval of the Kunming-Montreal Biodiversity Framework at the biodiversity COP in Montreal (COP15), the International Fertilizer Assoc...
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IFA presents role of food and food systems in climate through its engagement at COP28
Blog Post 18 Dec 2023

IFA presents role of food and food systems in climate through its engagement at COP28

COP28 concluded in Dubai (UAE) on December 13, following two weeks of country negotiations and hundreds of events on- and off-site. IFA ensured the visibility of the fertilizer industry, shared its...
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Get in touch.

Media Enquiries

 media@fertilizer.org

Membership Enquiries

 ifamembership@fertilizer.org