Request for Expressions of Interest (Financial Audit)

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of a Grant of Euro 451,035 for 3 years (September 5, 2019 to July 31, 2022) to finance the, “AFFM Grant for Enhancement of Fertilizer Importation and Distribution in Tanzania” project to ensure availability and affordability of financing for [...]

Dr. Nteranya Sanginga appointed as new AFAP Chairman

With great excitement, AFAP would like to announce the appointment of Dr. Nteranya Sanginga as Chair-Elect of the AFAP Board of Trustees. Dr. Sanginga has more than 35 years of experience in international agricultural research and development, research administration and management, and resource mobilization, particularly in the fields of applied microbial ecology, plant nutrition, and integrated natural [...]

Dr. Namanga Ngongi retires as AFAP Chairman

It is with a heart of gratitude that AFAP announces the retirement of Dr. Namanga Ngongi. This follows after nine years of outstanding and dedicated leadership as the founding Chairman of the AFAP Board. Dr. Namanga spearheaded the creation of AFAP in 2012 and was appointed as Chairman in July 2012. The AFAP family is deeply [...]

Spotlight on Mozambique: Bringing it to the people

Africa's rural agriculture is built on the back of women. From tilling the land to everything in-between including watering and weeding, African women do it all. The women of Chibavana, a district of Sofala Province in Mozambique, are some of the hardest working farmers in the region. All year-round, they rise to the fields at dawn and [...]

African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership and Fertilizer Canada to boost growing potential for rural farmers in sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa, 10 August 2021: The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) and Fertilizer Canada are launching a new initiative to support smallholder sub-Saharan African farmers, particularly women and youth. The planned interventions will see a marked improvement in socio-economic well-being and income earning potential for over 80,000 smallholder farmers in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Senegal. This [...]

AFAP in Partnership with AGRA proves agrodealer success is possible

"All these linkages and training from AFAP has increased the company's asset base and thereby making the balance sheets of the company very credible and creditworthy, especially in the face of most financial institutions and banks – CEO, Dansman Business Consult". Improved agrodealer linkages with agro-input supplying companies UUnder the Leadership of Mr Dansman Subiniman the [...]

Women in Agriculture – Raquel Ernesto: Interest in Hode Boosts Productivity – Agribusiness Strengthened the Spirit of Sharing

Raquel Ernesto, who started a seed business by selling small quantities in a mixed-trade stall in the village of Hode in Chibabava, said she was experiencing a new stage in her life.   “Everything changed in my life and that of the farmers of this community when  Food security, climate Adaptation and Resilience (FAR) implemented its [...]

Mozambique: Fertilizers: The Magic That Amazes Farmers

Maize is a staple food in many African countries. However, smallholder farmers maize yields continue to be low in many parts of Africa. Low yields adversely affect food security and nutrition. Many governments are concerned with the low performance of subsistence farmers. One of the causes of low maize yields is lack of access to agricultural [...]

Webinar Presentations: AGRISME Trade and Business Opportunities in the Global Value Chain

Presenter 1: Mr Hennie van der Merwe, CEO at Agribusiness Development Corporation, South Africa Addressed: Growing more Agribusiness Entrepreneurs in Africa Agribusiness Development Corporation Presentation 20 May 2021   Presenter 2: Ms Everlyn Musyoka, Smallholder Strategy Lead Africa Bayer Crop Science, Nairobi Kenya Addressed: AGRISME Opportunities for inclusion in the Bayer global value chain Bayer Kenya [...]

Request for Expressions of Interest: Financial Audit – AFFM Grant for Enhancement of Fertilizer Importation and Distribution Capacity in Nigeria

Grant Number: ML-0053 Project ID No. G-Z1-A00-ZZZ-018 The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of a Grant of Euro 370,000 for  2 years (March 1, 2020, to February 28, 2022) to finance the “AFFM Grant for Enhancement of Fertilizer Importation and Distribution Capacity in Nigeria” [...]

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