FERTASA Meeting dates*








MEETINGS:
Board of Directors, 11 Nov - 10:00
Management, 25 Nov - 10:30

EVENTS:

FERTASA Annual Congress
14 April 2015
Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West


Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Symposium
29 July 2015
CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria








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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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    Harvest Zinc Fertiliser Project


African Green Revolution and Land Reform in SA

Adam Mostert, CEO FERTASA

The importance of agriculture was once again highlighted at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) meeting which was attended by over 900 delegates from 60 countries in September 2014. H.E Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma welcomed the delegates to AGRF 2014 which was hosted by the African Union Commission at their headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

AGRF 2014 took place in a context where 200 million Africans were chronically malnourished; 5 million died of hunger annually; 126 million children were underweight; and half of all children were stunted. It also occurred in a context of new political will, a doubling of public and private investment in agriculture, increased GDP per capita growth rates, growing demand for Africa’s resources and markets and the emergence of new and innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships to transform agriculture and adapt to the challenge of rapid climate change.

The theme of AGRF 2014 was “Beyond the tipping point: A new vision and strategies for inclusive and sustainable transformation”. The case-studies, strategies and investment plans presented at the meeting had the power to tip agriculture towards higher levels of productivity, prosperity, sustainability and inclusion. Building partnerships for the transformation of African agriculture within the renewed Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Framework was key to this.

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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.

http://bit.ly/1oUpOYK




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Kimleigh | Lake | Limecor | Liquigro | Metson | NPKMan | Nulandis | NWK | Omnia | PBD | Profert | SABIC | Sasol Nitro | Seakor ZnFert | Sidi Parani

Triomf | ZFC | Zinchem


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