We are thrilled to announce that the Kenya Fertilizer Dashboard, under the Visualizing Insights for African Agriculture (VIFAA) program is live and available to the public.
Screenshot from the new VIFAA Kenya Dashboard
Over the last year, Development Gateway has worked in close partnership with Africafertilizer.org(AFO), the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), the Kenya Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, County governments, numerous private sector companies, and development partners to understand the cycle of demand, supply, and use of Kenya’s fertilizer data. Together we have co-designed a dashboard to address key decision-making needs, prioritizing data such as fertilizer price, production and consumption data, and identifying new opportunities to collaborate in closing data gaps.
The interactive, user-friendly site enables users to:
- View key data on fertilizer price, use, availability, and policy in one place;
- Interact with different products and crops across years of data; and
- Download data in a variety of formats.
The Kenya Dashboard is the first of three, with dashboards for Nigeria and Ghana soon to follow. Check back for further details!
If you’re interested in learning more about the Kenya Fertilizer Dashboard, please contact Charlene Migwe firstname.lastname@example.org or Vinisha Bhatia-Murdach email@example.com. This work has been supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
In developing the VIFAA Kenya Dashboard, we worked in partnership with Africafertilizer.org (AFO) and the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) to understand the cycle of demand, supply, and use of Kenya’s fertilizer data. Grace Chilande of AFO and IDFC provides more information on why the dashboard is needed and how it will be used.
In advance of the first VIFAA country dashboard launch next week, we will explore the importance and source of accurate and reliable data for each of the indicators. This is a crucial step in making data available in a way that stakeholders can use to inform their decisions.