AFAP Report on limpopo Delegation Trip to Kenya April 2013 Final 22 MAY 2013
The African Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) is nonprofit organization established in October 2011. It is collaboration between the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), the International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and AGMARK
AGMARK Report on MADEP Staff Trip to Kenya April 2013
AGRA and AFAP have approved a grant to HUB and AGMARK to implement the Mozambique Agro- dealer Development Program (MADEP). The Objective of MADEP as outlined in the Project Proposal approved by AGRA is to increase agricultural productivity in the target districts through facilitating access to yield enhancing agricultural inputs and output markets in order to improve food security and also increase smallholder farmers’ incomes in the Nacala and Beira Corridors.
Global Development Targets: Turning the wheel around
The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership’s (AFAP) vice president Richard Mkandawire, was featured in the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) first magazine issue. Mkandawire spoke of the challenges that many African countries are facing on the path towards reaching the first Millenium Development Goal of reducing extreme poverty and hunger.
West African Fertilizer Stakeholder’s Forum Special Report
The USAID West Africa Fertilizer Program, implemented by the international Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), organized the first annual West Africa Fertilizer Stakeholders Forum on September 18 and 19, 2013, under the theme: “Ensuring a Favorable Policy and Regulatory Environment for Fertilizer Trade and Use in West Africa.” The Forum was hosted by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Accra, Ghana.
Smallholders’ Access to Fertilizer
Africa is changing rapidly. However, too many people (including a large number of farmers) will continue to be hungry and malnourished if more is not invested in agriculture.
The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme: Stewarding an African Green Revolution
For five decades an agricultural green revolution has eluded Africa.
Our continent – one endowed with so much agricultural potential – remained an island of poverty in a sea of global prosperity. That all began to change in 2003, when African leaders signed the Maputo Declaration and endorsed creation of the African Union’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) as a blueprint for addressing widespread policy and capacity constraints limiting the effectiveness of development assistance aimed at increasing agricultural growth and food security.
Opportunity to conduct mid-term evaluation of AFAP activities and outputs
The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) is looking for companies to conduct a mid-term evaluation of its activities and outputs.
Mozambique Agro-dealer success story
“I consider AFAP to be a partner and not a donor,” says Peter Weziweyi, owner of Nzara Yapera.
Waziweyi is one of AFAP’s success stories. Read more about him and how he has benefited from AFAP assistance.
Businesswoman supports food production
Determination and AFAP’s assistance spur availability of fertilizer to smallholder farmers in Tanzania.