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NPS & EiA Fertilizer & Soil Health in Africa – Research & Policy Conference

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International Livestock Research Institute
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On March 27, 2024, the CGIAR Research Initiatives on National Policies and Strategies (NPS) and Excellence in Agronomy (EiA) will host a vital research and policy conference at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya for a critical research and policy conference on fertilizer and soil health.

The conference is themed: “Fertilizer and Soil Health in Africa Amid Global Supply and Price Shocks: Emerging Lessons and Evidence for Policy Guidance”, A Crucial Research and Policy.

This event highlights a critical challenge: enhancing agricultural productivity in Africa amidst global economic crises.

Why It Matters:

• Food Security: Healthy soil and efficient fertilizer use are essential to sustainable food production in Africa, facing threats like climate change and price shocks.

• Shaping Policy: The conference aims to generate evidence-based insights for policies that empower farmers and protect the environment.

• Collaborative Problem-Solving: Network with leading experts and contribute to finding solutions through interactive discussions and knowledge sharing. Why Attend?

• Uncover insights: Gain cutting-edge knowledge on maximizing agricultural productivity, sustainability, and farmer well-being in Africa’s complex ecosystem.

• Shape policy: Contribute to actionable policy recommendations through interactive discussions with policymakers and experts on fertilizer, soil health, and global challenges.

• Network and collaborate: Connect with leading researchers and development partners to build synergies and advance solutions for resilient African agriculture.

What to expect:

• Expert presentations: Deep dive into research on fertilizer efficiency,soil health, climate-smart practices, and more

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Focus Topic:
Land / Water / Resource Management