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11 Jun 20144R Nutrient Stewardship Project featured in ASHC and CGIAR research and development highlights

In recognition to the impact of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship project in Western Kenya the African Soil Health Consortium (ASHC) and the CGIAR Research Program on Maize have featured the project in recent newsletters.

11 Mar 2014IPNI President visits IPNI SSA program office

The IPNI SSA program had the pleasure of hosting the President of IPNI, Dr Terry Roberts during a two day visit to Kenya between the 24th and 25th January 2014.

10 Dec 2013AGRODEALERS IN WESTERN KENYA TRAINED ON 4Rs OF FERTILIZER MANAGEMENT

Over fifty agrodealers from major towns in Siaya County of Western Kenya were recently trained on the 4Rs of fertilizer use during a one day workshop organized by IPNI and the Siaya County Department of Agriculture. The workshop which was conducted on 3rd December 2013 at the Siaya Agricultural Training Centre was part of activities in the ongoing project on “Promoting 4R nutrient stewardship in Africa".

30 Oct 20134R nutrient stewardship work featured at UNEP’s Global south to south development expo

The ongoing project on the promotion of effective 4R practices for SSA in Siaya County of Western Kenya has been featured as a case study http://www.unep.org/south-south-cooperation/case/casedetails.aspx?csno=113 during the ongoing global south to south development expo http://www.unep.org/south-south-cooperation/gssd/Default.aspx.

06 Feb 2012IPNI Africa Program

The main focus of IPNI Africa program is to provide leadership and direction in plant nutrition research and development. Working with partners from national agricultural research and extension systems, Universities, International Agricultural Research Systems and other stakeholders, information will be synthesized and research programs developed to encourage fertilizer use within the ISFM framework in ways that are technically efficient, economically rational, and environmentally friendly.

14 Jan 2011Agriculture in Africa Overview

Agriculture in Africa Overview Agriculture is the most important sector in the economies of most African countries.