Change Makers & Drivers

Our Expert Blog has become the Change Makers & Drivers Blog!
Join us as we explore the factors shaping the past, present and future of farming and fertilizers.

25
FEV

5 Reasons Why Fertilizers are Key for Transforming Agriculture

With one third of the world’s land devoted to it, agriculture is crucial both for the millions of farmers who make their living from it and the societies and economies that depend on it.

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15
FEV

Celebrating 350 Years of Phosphorus

Besides being the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table, 2019 is also a major milestone for one of its 118 elements that is crucial to life on earth.

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29
JAN

The Periodic Table and Plant Nutrition Pioneers

2019 is the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. Developed by Dmitry Mendeleev, it has been one of the most important scientific tools for the development of modern chemistry, physics and biology.

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2018

14
SEP

Dr Bernard Vanlauwe

On the benefits of integrated soil fertility management and the state of soil nutrition in Africa

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3
AUG

Bob Morris

AndMore Associates, LLC

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27
JUL

Dr Faouzi Bekkaoui

Exciting fertilizer master's programs and pioneering research from a new african agriculture School

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30
MAR

Dr Abdul Rashid

Micronutrient fertilizer use, new fertilizer technologies, agricultural opportunities and plant nutrient challenges in Pakistan

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2017

12
DEC

M. McLaughlin

On the Occasion of World Soil Day, Dr. Mike McLaughlin discusses his cutting-edge fertilizer research, the huge potential of subsoil nutrient management, and gives an insight into global soil health

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7
NOV

N. Janetski

How a local sustainability program is helping to lift indonesian smallholder cocoa producers out of poverty

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2
OCT

P. Bell

Developing innovative agricultural products for smallholder farmers in Eastern Africa

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5
SEP

Dr. T. Satyanarayana

Fertilizer trends, agricultural opportunities and the importance of secondary and macro nutrients in South Asia

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21
JUL

Thompson Ogunsami

Agribusiness Development and Youth Training in Nigeria Through Education and Entrepreneurship.

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26
JUN

Paul Holthus

Bringing together the business community for healthy and sustainable oceans.

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01
JUN

Dr. Margaret Zeigler

A more sustainable earth through productive agriculture.

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21
APR

Dr. Deborah Hellums

On the occasion of International Earth Day, Dr. Deborah Hellums presents IFDC’s advances in fertilizer research in Africa and southeast Asia, and its mission to promote balanced plant nutrition.

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30
MAR

Mary Boote

Making farmers’ voices heard in the global dialogue on food and nutrition security.

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22
MAR

Jack Moss

World Water Day: Clean water by 2030.

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15
MAR

Dr. Sveltana Ivanova

Driving nutrient management in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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03
MAR

Dr. Wyn Ellis

The world’s first standard for rice cultivation

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01
MAR

Dr. Ismail Cakmak

Overcoming zinc deficiencies in human populations through agronomic biofortification.

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20
JAN

Dr. J Scott Angle

Training programs helping to meet the challenges of global food security

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02
JAN

Dr. Harold Reetz Jr.

Feeding the world in a sustainable way: the importance of nutrient stewardship

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2016

10
OCT

Dr. Cliff Snyder

Reducing nitrous oxide emissions and nitrogen losses from fields with the 4Rs

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29
AUG

Professor Richard Mkandawire

Ten years after the Abuja Summit, the Smallholders’ Access to Fertilizers in Africa campaign carries on the commitments of the African Green Revolution.

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18
JUL

Dr. Kaushik Majumdar

Potassium: You cannot overemphasize its importance in South Asian Agricuture

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