Fertilizer & Soil Health in Africa - Research & Policy Conference

  • Date
    27.03.24
  • Time
    08:00 am > 05:00 pm UTC+03:00
  • Registration

Amidst global supply shocks and price volatility, building a sustainable future for African agriculture requires innovative solutions. On March 27, 2024, the CGIAR Research Initiatives on National Policies and Strategies (NPS) and Excellence in Agronomy (EiA) will host a vital research and policy conference at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya for a critical research and policy conference on fertilizer and soil health!

The conference is themed: “Fertilizer and Soil Health in Africa Amid Global Supply and Price Shocks: Emerging Lessons and Evidence for Policy Guidance”, A Crucial Research and Policy. This event highlights a critical challenge: enhancing agricultural productivity in Africa amidst global economic crises.

Why It Matters:

  • Food Security: Healthy soil and efficient fertilizer use are essential to sustainable food production in Africa, facing threats like climate change and price shocks.
  • Shaping Policy: The conference aims to generate evidence-based insights for policies that empower farmers and protect the environment.
  • Collaborative Problem-Solving: Network with leading experts and contribute to finding solutions through interactive discussions and knowledge sharing.

Why Attend? 

  • Uncover insights: Gain cutting-edge knowledge on maximizing agricultural productivity, sustainability, and farmer well-being in Africa’s complex ecosystem.
  • Shape policy: Contribute to actionable policy recommendations through interactive discussions with policymakers and experts on fertilizer, soil health, and global challenges.
  • Network and collaborate: Connect with leading researchers and development partners to build synergies and advance solutions for resilient African agriculture.

What to expect: 

  • Expert presentations: Deep dive into research on fertilizer efficiency, soil health, climate-smart practices, and more.
  • Engaging roundtables: Bridge the gap between research and policy through interactive discussions.

Register now and join us in shaping a greener and more prosperous future for African agriculture.


This work is part of the CGIAR Research Initiatives on National Policies and Strategies (NPS) and Excellence in Agronomy (EiA)  We would like to thank all funders who supported this research through their contributions to the CGIAR Trust Fund.