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18/03/2019 - Achieving sustainable agricultural growth and development in Africa will increasingly depend on more farmers getting timely access to affordable fertilizers.
This was the view of stakeholders and agriculture experts attending the 7th Governing Council meeting of the Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM), held on 27 February 2019 in Marrakech, Morocco, on the side-lines of the 10th Annual Argus Africa Fertilizer Conference.
07/03/2013 - The African Development Bank Group invites Regional Member Countries and donors to support the Africa fertilizer financing mechanism (AFFM) financially to enable the mechanism to be legally operational as well as support its investment activities,” the Bank’s Sector Operations Vice-President Aly Abou-Sabaa told ministers and experts, on March 6,in Tunis at the 2nd Governing Council Meeting of the AFFM. The meeting was chaired by the African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture and Chairperson of the AFFM Governing Council, Rhoda Peace Tumusiime.
- Date: 06/03/2013
- Location: Tunis, Tunisia
The African Development Bank Group will, on March 6, 2013 in Tunis, host the 2nd governing council meeting of the Africa fertilizer financing mechanism (AFFM). AFFM aims to create a catalytic environment for the investments needed in Africa to enhance fertilizer production and consumption at affordable prices. It focuses on two types of activities, namely facilitation and encouraging the private sector to invest in fertilizer ventures aimed at expanding national and regional production capacity.
20/10/2010 - The Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama-based International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC), Amit Roy, has said that fertilizers are strong factors in efforts at increasing food production and attaining food security.