Africa

Africa

Zaklady Chemiczne Police to Build Phosphoric Acid Plant in Senegal

The new plant is the next step in ZChP's plan to move to full fertilizer production in Senegal and set up a fertilizer distribution center for West Africa.

Africa

IFA and the AFAP Agree to Improve Fertilizer Markets in Africa

Agreement looks to increase fertilizer use to 50 kg per hectare across Africa.

Africa

Empowering Africa’s Farmers and Agrodealers Through Capacity Building

Training agrochemical users and suppliers in Africa on proper use of farm inputs is critical to ensuring increased production of high-quality crops and safeguarding the health and safety of consumers and the environment.

Africa

Mozambique Offers Enormous Opportunity for New Technologies

As Mozambique's agricultural market continues to grow, the country offers crop input companies enormous opportunity.

Africa

Anti-Desertification Effort To Create More Demand For Crop Inputs in Africa

The €41 million effort should help end hunger, foster stability and adapt to climate change.

Africa

Ebola Affected Countries Could Face ‘Wave of Food Crises’ – IFAD

At World Food Prize, UN agency IFAD calls for "rapid collective response" to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Africa

Turning Talk into Action: Villa Academy Educates on Crop Protection Best Practices

The only institute of higher learning for crop protection takes lead on attracting and training the industry’s new generation.

Africa

Locust Plague in Madagascar Halted, For Now

Additional support of $14.7 million is urgently needed for aerial surveys, control operations, equipment, pesticides, as well as the recruitment of key staff to carry out the second and third campaigns.

Africa

Sumitomo Announces New Mode of Action for Adult Mosquito Control

Product expected to combat growing threat of insecticide resistance.

Africa

Global Rice Output Rises on Demand in China, India

Double-digit increases are expected throughout Asia and Africa as a result of increased planted area and better use of technology.

Africa

Yara Prize Honors Leadership for the Future of Farming

2014 prize awarded to Professor Tekalign Mamo Assefa, state minister and adviser to the Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture.

Africa

Stricter MRLs Pushing Global Demand for Biopesticides

Biopesticide market to reach $6.6 billion in 2020, driven by grassroots consumer demand, large grocery retailers and food safety rules in the EU and China.

Africa

Adama Profit Jumps on Strong Sales Gains in Latin America, India

Company sees sales increases in most regions despite challenging weather conditions.

Africa

Allana Potash Focuses on Ethiopia to Meet Demands of Changing Market

Ethiopia's Agricultural Transformation Agency reports that 100,000 to 400,000 tonnes of potash will be consumed by Ethiopia, Kenya and other East African nations over the next five years.

Africa

Syngenta Profit Falls on Lower North American Corn Acreage

Latin America shows strongest growth, despite dry conditions in Brazil and Argentina.

Africa

African Countries Recommit to Investing 10% of Budgets in Agriculture

Spread of crop inputs across the continent to be propelled by continuation of 2003’s Maputo Declaration.

Africa

IFDC Partners With Kenyan Government to Accelerate Agriculture

“Agriculture is the engine that drives Kenya’s economy,” said Dr. Amit Roy, IFDC president and CEO.

Africa

FCI Trade Summit: How Networking Is Transforming Farm Production in Kenya

100,000 farmers in Kenya boost incomes by 30% through NGO program.

Africa

FCI Trade Summit: How Access to Inputs Is Soaring in Tanzania

Public-private partnerships have helped farmers to more than double maize and rice output.

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Americas

H.J. Baker Shows Commitment to Growth In Latin America With New Hire

Manuel Zavala has more than 25 years in the agricultural business and sales of nutritional and crop protection products.

Americas

Nufarm U.S. Promotes Rob Schwehr To Vice President of Innovation & Regulatory Affairs for Nufarm Americas

Schwehr will oversee product development and interactions with governmental agencies which regulate Nufarm products.

Crop Inputs

Bayer’s Martin Dawkins to Becomes ECPA Acting President

Dawkins and the ECPA will continue to demonstrate the crop protection industry’s commitment to sustainable and productive agriculture.

Crop Inputs

Nihon Nohyaku to Acquire Stake in Hyderabad Chemical

The transaction is expected to close at the end of January 2015.

Americas

The Mosaic Company Completes Acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland’s Fertilizer Distribution Business

Mosaic's distribution capacity in the region is expected to increase from approximately 4 million tonnes per year to 6 million tonnes.