East and Southern Africa Fertilizer Financing Forum

In collaboration with the African Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM), the Africa Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) and Afriqom, hosted a successful 1st virtual edition of the East and Southern Africa Fertilizer Financing Forum on Thursday, 28 October 2021. The event themed “Strengthening Regional Collaboration to Finance Fertilizer in the Agribusiness Value Chain”, identified opportunities to build [...]

AFAP on the Board of Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA)

Jason Scarpone, President and Chief Executive Officer of the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA). ACTESA is expected to effectively address food security challenges in the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region through improved competitiveness of staple food [...]

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 [...]

SAVE THE DATE: East and Southern Africa Fertilizer Financing Forum

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM), in collaboration with the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) and Afriqom, will host the first virtual edition of the East and Southern Africa Fertilizer Financing Forum on Thursday, 28 October 2021. The event has been themed "Strengthening Regional Collaboration to Finance Fertilizer in the Agribusiness Value Chain", and will [...]

Vacancy at AFAP Ghana: Finance and Admin Officer

African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) would like to announce a new vacant position in the capacity of Finance and Administrative Officer at the AFAP country office in Accra, Ghana. Qualifying candidates are encouraged to apply to email: hrdepartment@afap-partnership.org by 17:00 CAT, Friday, 27 August 2021. A full job description has been included at the bottom of this message. Kindly click [...]

Announcement: Headquarters office relocation

AFAP would like to announce to all stakeholders that the organisation's Headquarters located in South Africa has moved offices. The new domicilium citandi et executandi as of Monday, 2 August 2021 is: 3 Melrose Boulevard (Melrose Arch) Birnam Johannesburg 2196 South Africa Google map link All the other contact information remains the same including email and telephone numbers. [...]

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 [...]

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