For the past seven (7) years IFDC, through AfricaFertilizer.org initiative have been working with the CountrySTAT program of FAO to produce and disseminate, reliable and up-to-date official statistics on fertilizer produced, imported, exported and consumed in countries within the West Africa Sub-region.
In April 2019, AfricaFertilizer.org in collaboration with CountrySTAT to organized a Fertilizer Technical Working Groups (FTWG) workshop to validate fertilizer statistics for Kenya and Tanzania for the year 2018. The FTWG workshop was held at Arusha in Tanzania.
AfricaFertilizer.org and CountrySTAT aims to improve the quality and availability of fertilizer data in-terms of production, trade and consumption to enable decision-makers to have and to use reliable fertilizer data for formulation and monitoring of agricultural development policies, strategies on food security, promotion of trade in West Africa region and beyond.
Author Name: AfricaFertilizer.org
Publication Date: 2019