Press Releases


SEPT
15

Reducing Emissions from Fertilizer Use Report

Amid an evolving food crisis and in line with environmental goals, the fertilizer industry is helping to reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint while contributing to global food security. From the fertilizer factory to the farm, the industry is committed to playing its part in curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and making food systems more resilient.

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SEP
09
Africa Agtech Startup Showcase

UM6P and IFA launch the Africa Agtech Startup Showcase /h3>

Innovation is positioning African agricultural systems for a productive and sustainable future. In light of this transformation process, the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) and Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) today launched the Africa Agtech Startup Showcase.

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AUG
24
data crop nutrition platform

IFA partners with agricultural research leaders to launch open data crop nutrition platform

A one of a kind global platform designed to drive international research collaboration and expand open access to crop nutrient data to farmers, their advisers and policy makers is now open for access and collaboration.
The initiative, led by the Consortium for Precision Crop Nutrition (CPCN) and powered by Agmatix, was developed in partnership with the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) and Wageningen University & Research (WUR).

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JUL
27
IFA International Fertilizer Association

Global fertilizer use likely to decline before partial recovery, with food security implications

The International Fertilization Association (IFA) forecasts a decline in global mineral fertilizer use of up to 7% in a pessimistic scenario – a reflection of significant uncertainty in market conditions and a feature of the unfolding food crisis.

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JUL
07
IFA Science Awards

International Fertilizer Association Launches 2022 IFA Science Awards

The International Fertilization Association (IFA) is inviting individual scientists to apply for two awards that recognize excellence in plant nutrition science, innovation and extension for sustainable development.

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JUN
01
IFA Green Leaf Award

International Fertilizer Association awards ICL Iberia and Yara India sustainability honors

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) today awarded its prestigious 2022 Green Leaf Award for excellence in safety, health and the environment to ICL Iberia and Yara India.

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DEC
13

FAO and the International Fertilizer Association renew MoU to promote sustainable fertilizer use

FAO and the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) today renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to promote the sustainable use and management of fertilizers and continue their long-lasting collaboration on fertilizer statistics.

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NOV
15

IFA Announces the 2021 Industry Stewardship Champions of the Fertilizer Industry

Following the launch of its Industry Stewardship Champions program in 2019, the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) is proud to announce that the commitment from its members to Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) has further increased in 2021.

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JUL
16

International Fertilizer Association Launches 2021 IFA Science Awards

The International Fertilization Association (IFA) is inviting individual scientists to apply for two awards that recognize excellence in plant nutrition science, innovation and extension for sustainable development.

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JUN
14

IFA Announces Election of New Chair of Association

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) today announced that Svein Tore Holsether has been elected its new Chair of the Association.

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MAR
26

Towards a Global Monitoring of Fertilizer Usage in Crop Production

Paris, France, 26 March 2021

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2020


NOV
19

IFA Announces the 2020 Industry Stewardship Champions of the Fertilizer Industry

Paris, France, 19 November 2020

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NOV
19

IFA Appoints its New Director General

IFA’s Chairman Mostafa Terrab (CEO of the OCP Group), together with the IFA Board of Directors, announced today the appointment of Ms. Alzbeta Klein as IFA’s new Director General, effective January 11, 2021.

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NOV
02

IFA’s Norman Borlaug Prize Awarded to Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle for her Pioneering Nitrogen Emissions Monitoring and Management Research

Canadian researcher Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle has been awarded the 2020 IFA Norman Borlaug Award for her trailblazing multidisciplinary research that has helped improve fertilizer nitrogen use efficiency and reduce nitrous oxide (N2O) losses by up to 70% without sacrificing crop yields.

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SEP
30

IFA Green Leaf Award 2020

Record-Setting IFA Green Leaf Award 2020 Trophy Goes to Three Companies: OCP Jorf Lasfar, Pupuk Kalimantan Timur and Yara Ravenna

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AUG
06

Ammonium Nitrate

We are deeply saddened for the people of Lebanon and hope that the reasons for this tragic event will be elucidated as soon as possible.

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APR
24

IFA appoints Interim Director General - Outgoing DG recognized for outstanding leadership

IFA is pleased to announce the appointment of IFA’s Senior Director of Agriculture, Patrick Heffer, as IFA’s Interim Director General as of May 1.

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FEB
14

The Fertilizer Industry Champions Sustainability at IFA’s First Ever Global Stewardship Conference in New York

Amid a growing global focus on private sector players embracing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is social and environmental sustainability on track to become as important as market share and shareholder value for companies?

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