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InfoPoint conference: The potential of organic and biofertilizers for soil health management in Africa

Published: 17 April 2024
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International Partnerships InfoPoint organized a conference in Brussels on April, 16 where the results of a scoping study on the off-farm production and marketing of organic and biofertilizers in 12 case-study countries in Africa.

With a view to inform policy dialogue addressing the fertilizer crisis and food security challenges, DG INTPA, through DeSIRA-LIFT, commissioned a scoping study on the off-farm production and marketing of organic and biofertilizers in 12 case-study countries in Africa. The study address the use and acceptance of organic and biofertilizers, the potential development of these inputs, the marketing systems, the support services (research and advisory services), the national policies and regulatory framework .

In this conference the results of the scoping study was shared and two SMEs shared their experiences regarding the potential of commercial organic and biofertilizer production and marketing.

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