Monthly Archives: Feb 2013

Hub agro-dealer model to be implemented in Mozambique

The Agricultural Market Development Trust (AGMARK) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) with HUB Technical Assistance at the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership’s (AFAP) Maputo office this week. The MoU was signed by AGMARK’s managing director, James Mutonyi and HUB Technical Assistances’ CEO, Gãstao Figueira with AFAP’s Mozambique country manager, Sergio Ussaca, standing as witness. HUB [...]

AFAP’s Ghana office now in full operation

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) has opened an operational office in Accra, Ghana. The office was opened in September last year after AFAP’s official launch in Arusha, Tanzania. Richard Mkandawire, AFAP’s vice president said, “Opening our offices in Ghana is a symbolic moment for AFAP.” “We are opening our doors to working with the [...]

African Fertilizer Distributors at forefront of conversation

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership’s (AFAP) President and CEO, Jason Scarpone, will be attending the Argus FMB African Fertilizer Conference and exhibition in Senegal this March. The fourth edition of the conference, which for the first time will be moved from Morocco, will be moved to Dakar, Senegal. The spotlight will be African distributors and [...]

AFAP Contributes to Ethiopia’s New Fertilizer Blending Program

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) provided fertilizer expertise to the Ethiopian government that has contributed to the country’s new National Fertilizer Blending Program. Working closely with Ethiopia’s Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) to examine soil and fertilizer use, AFAP offered detailed advice on blended fertilizer varieties and their production. As a result of AFAP’s studies, [...]

AFAP opens office in Mozambique

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) has opened the doors on a fully-functioning office in Maputo, Mozambique. So far, reaction to the new office has been positive because smallholder farmers are interested in finding more affordable ways to acquire fertilizer, which is the centerpiece of AFAP’s mission, said Sergio Ussaca, AFAP’s country manager in Mozambique. [...]

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