IFA News


12
MAY

IFA DG Alzbeta Klein Discusses How to Sustainably Feed the World with CNBC Africa

CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor interviewed IFA DG Alzbeta Klein on the sidelines of the High-Level Dialogue on Feeding Africa: Leadership to Scale Up Successful Innovations to talk about the work being done to increase agricultural productivity in Africa. Alzbeta discussed what the fertilizer industry is doing to sustainably increase crop yields in Africa, including tools for farmers to help optimize fertilizer use and technology services to connect smallholders to suppliers and markets.

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29
MAR

What it Takes to Feed the World Sustainably

A combination of partnerships, innovation, evidence and sustainable financing solutions will help the fertilizer industry do its part to transform food systems and support a healthy planet.

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26
MAR

Towards a Global Monitoring of Fertilizer Usage in Crop Production

Paris, France, 26 March 2021

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21
JAN

Abu Dhabi Summit panel asks the tough questions about the future of food

What would it take for food systems to tick all the boxes of sustainability: offering healthy and nutritious food to all, making the best use of arable land and urban locations, be economically viable and respectful of the environment?

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03
DEC

Highlights from the IFA Virtual High- Level Forum

Sustainable plant nutrition, food security and human nutrition: Lessons of the Covid-19 crisis for greater resilience

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19
NOV

IFA Announces the 2020 Industry Stewardship Champions of the Fertilizer Industry

Paris, France, 19 November 2020

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19
NOV

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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02
NOV

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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30
SEP

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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06
AUG

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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10
JUL

2020 World Food Prize Awarded to Soil Health and Carbon Sequestration Pioneer

Dr. Rattan Lal was recently announced as the winner of the 2020 World Food Prize for his research on highlighting the importance of soil health for not only improving crop yields but also helping farmers adapt to and mitigate climate change.

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05
JUN

A Tribute to IFA Norman Borlaug Winner Professor Alfredo Scheid Lopes

IFA is saddened to hear of the recent loss of Prof. Alfredo Scheid Lopes who was awarded the IFA Award in 1995 for his work on the management of the infertile soils of the Cerrado region of Brazil which contributed significantly to the impressive agricultural development of the vast region and helped to protect the Amazon rainforest. His research led to a significant improvement in mineral fertilizer use efficiency at the farm level and sustainable soil fertility management.

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04
JUN

5 Reasons Why Sustainable Plant Nutrition is Key for Protecting the Environment

In addition to improving human wellbeing and economic development, sustainably managed fertilizer use also has a vitally important role in supporting the environment. In honour of World Environment Day on June the 5th here’s a look at just some of the many ways that plant nutrition can help protect the environment.

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