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Price & Availability: the Impact of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine on African Fertilizer Markets

In response to fertilizer availability challenges in sub-Saharan Africa which are fueled by the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine along with a host of pre-existing factors including COVID-19, VIFAA is now launching the Africa Fertilizer Watch to track regional and country-level market indicators, productivity and production distortions on food production and agriculture.

August 2, 2022 Agriculture
Uncategorized
Fertilizer Watch Dashboard Screenshot
New Crisis Monitoring Tool Provides Insight into Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fertilizer Sector

In an effort to minimize the effects of an imminent food crisis in Africa, Development Gateway and partners, Fertilizer Development Center and AfricaFertilizer.org, updated the Africa Fertilizer Watch Dashboard. The Dashboard tracks regional and country-specific impacts from elevated global fertilizer prices, limited supplier inventory, and decreased affordability at the farmer level, which includes data from ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa.

July 26, 2022 Agriculture
Launch, Program
Échos du secteur de la noix de cajou – André M. Tandjiekpon

André M. Tandjiekpon, Secrétaire exécutif du Conseil international consultatif du cajou (CICC), donne un aperçu du travail du CICC et explique comment la plateforme Cashew-IN développée par DG contribuera à son travail.

June 15, 2022 Agriculture
En Français, Program
Voices of the Cashew Sector – André M. Tandjiekpon

André M. Tandjiekpon, Executive Secretary of the Consultative International Cashew Council (CICC), gives an overview of CICC’s work and explains how the Cashew-IN platform developed by DG will support his work.

June 15, 2022 Agriculture
Program
Joseph Zerbo
Échos du secteur de la noix de cajou – Joseph Zerbo

Joseph Zerbo, conseiller aux affaires économiques directeur général du Conseil burkinabé du cajou (CBA), dresse un panorama de la filière cajou au Burkina Faso.

May 25, 2022 Agriculture
En Français, Program
Joseph Zerbo
Voices of the Cashew Sector – Joseph Zerbo

Joseph Zerbo, Economic Affairs Advisor General Manager of the Burkinabe Cashew Council, provides an overview of the cashew sector in Burkina Faso.

May 25, 2022 Agriculture
Program
Roland Oroh
Échos du secteur de la noix de cajou – Roland Oroh

Roland Oroh, Président du Comité de pilotage national du Nigéria, donne un aperçu du secteur du cajou au Nigeria et explique comment la plateforme Cashew-IN développée par CNFA et DG soutiendra son travail.

May 19, 2022 Agriculture
En Français, Program
Roland Oroh
Voices of the Cashew Sector – Roland Oroh

Roland Oroh, Chairman of the Nigeria National Cashew Steering Committee, gives an overview of the cashew sector in Nigeria and explains how the Cashew-IN platform developed by CNFA and DG will support his work.

May 19, 2022 Agriculture
Program
Cashew-IN Platform Demo

Development Gateway (DG) and Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) have partnered to launch an innovative platform to support the West African cashew sector and increase profitability for cashew farmers. Comprehensive and reliable data is required for cashew farmers, producers, processors, and others in the West African cashew sector to increase profits, reduce loss, and improve global competitiveness. In this video, Vanessa Baudin Sanchez and Nadejda Mândrescu demonstrate the features of the Cashew-IN platform and discuss the underlying technology.

April 7, 2022 Agriculture
Explainer, Tech Stack
AD3ventures in Mapping

Administrative data – data from civil registration and vital statistics systems, and sectoral (health, education, judicial, social protection) management information systems – is rich with insights on citizen needs and priorities. Though timely and disaggregated administrative data can complement official statistics, it comes with its own data quality, availability, and use challenges.

March 16, 2022 Agriculture
Data Visualization, Explainer