FERTASA Meeting dates*







MEETINGS:

23 June - Regulations
23 June - Reg & DAFF
23 June - Quality Mgt
24 June - Training






Feedback on the 55th Annual Congress of FERTASA



4R Extension handbook (IPNI)



Harvest Zinc Fertiliser Project




Healthy soils for a healthy life



Purpose

FERTASA is a recognised and preferred body aimed at promoting the image of the fertiliser industry through:

  • Promoting the integrity of each member and building preferential trust for their products and services.
  • Enhancing and protecting the interest of its members through effective engagement with government and organised agriculture.
This is because FERTASA members are committed to:
  • A code of conduct;
  • An audited set of standards;
  • Relevant scientifically based recommendations;
  • Continual learning and improvement

Mission

To provide a credible platform to promote the responsible and sustainable use of fertilisers.

Vision

To be recognised as the representative voice for the fertiliser industry and as the stamp of approval for responsible and sustainable soil fertility and plant nutrition in Southern Africa.

Code of Conduct

Members of FERTASA subscribe to a code of conduct and undertake to:
  • Conform to the mission and objectives of FERTASA as stipulated in the Memorandum of Incorporation;
  • Act in accordance with the letter and spirit of laws and regulations which have relevance on the fertiliser and agricultural lime industries;
  • Respect and honour contractual agreements entered into with their customers and suppliers;

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    Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Symposium

    30 July 2015

    CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria




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FERTASA ANNUAL CONGRESS 2015

Adam Mostert, CEO FERTASA

The theme of the Congress held in Somerset West from 12 to 15 April 2015 was:
“Food production for a growing population in Southern Africa”.

The need for increased food production to meet the demands of a growing population and improve living standards was highlighted by more than one speaker. Africa’s population is expected to double to 2.5 billion by 2050. Demand for food is increasing even faster due to the Continent’s growing middle-class which is consuming more and more protein-intensive foods.

It is often stated that the Continent has the potential to feed itself and to produce food for export to the rest of the world. In reality, Africa spends about $35 billion annually on food imports; money that could be used more productively on the development of infrastructure, education, health systems, etc. In Southern Africa import replacement must be agriculture’s primary goal.

Ms Joyene Isaacs, head of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, referred to the Maputo Declaration (2003) where the heads of state of African countries agreed to adopt sound policies for agricultural and rural development, and committed themselves to allocating at least 10% of national budgetary resources for such implementation within five years. Few countries have reached that goal. She believes . . .
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A new infographic from Farming First and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) entitled "Africa's Agricultural Potential" focuses on the many ways in which Africa can address hunger and malnutrition while boosting livelihoods and promoting inclusive growth sustainably.
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