IFA Notebook 2019


IFA and Members successfully promote Fertilizer Best Management Practices at nutrient focused COP25

IFA and Members from Yara, BASF, TFI and Fertilizer Canada attended COP25 on December 1-8 in Madrid, to follow the progress of the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture and participate in its workshop on “Improved nutrient use and manure management towards sustainable and resilient agricultural systems”.

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IFA Promotes Plant Nutrition Agtech at the Ag Innovation Showcase

Having been the main sponsor of last year’s event with 10 members, IFA, alongside members OCP and Mosaic, once again sponsored the Ag Innovation Showcase.

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IFA and Member Companies Meet Member States and UN Leaders

IFA and Member Companies Meet Member States and UN Leaders While Highlighting the Important Role of Fertilizers at the HLPF in Rome.

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IFA raises the fertilizer industry’s profile at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn

IFA attended the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn on 17-22 June, where the UNFCCC’s (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change) Subsidiary Bodies for Implementation (SBI) and Scientific and Technical Advice (SBSTA) met to advance their multiple work programs ahead of COP25 (December 2019, in Chile).

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Introducing the Plant Nutrition Startup Showcase

Agrifood tech start-ups are attracting ever higher levels of investment. According to AgFunder, AgTech startups operating all the way from farm-to-fork raised $16.9 billion in 2018, a 43% year-over-year increase!

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IFA Prepares for UNEA-4

IFA Organizes Major Sustainable Food Systems and Soil Pollution Events with UNEP, the FAO and the WHO at UNEA-4

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Calling for Innovative Plant Nutrition Solutions!

IFA and Larta Organize World’s First Plant Nutrition Startup Showcase at the IFA Annual General Meeting

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2019 IFA Annual Communications & Agriculture Meeting in Rome

IFA Explores Environmental Stewardship, Climate Change and Innovation at the Annual Communications & Agriculture Meeting in Rome

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2018: A Year in Review

2018 was an important year for IFA. It was a year of new beginnings, with the launch of IFASTAT in July and the new websites in October, but also of conclusions, with our strategic exercise IFA2030 coming to an end at the Strategic Forum in Beijing. The conclusion of IFA2030, however, also represents the start of a new period for our industry: armed with our Four Scenarios, we now have insight into the important trends that will shape our future and will be able to make informed decisions for our industry.

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