African Center for Fertilizer Development

Acronym/Acronyme : ACFD
Description : The ACFD is an intergovernmental agricultural research and development institution set up by the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) now African Union (AU), as part of a broader strategy in implementing the 1980 Logos Plan for Action, which was to get Africa out of food insecurity and eradicate poverty. The mission of the center is to contribute to the economic empowerment of Africa farmers throught the development of affordable and accessible technologies for crop yield improvements.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : Hatcliffe Estate
Street/Rue : Alpes Road
Town/Ville : Harare
Country/Pays : Zimbabwe
Phone/Téléphone : 263 4 860421-2

Postal address/Adresse postale

Street/Rue : PO Box A 469
Street/Rue : Avondale
Town/Ville : Harare
Country/Pays : Zimbabwe


Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : Samuel Muchena : Managing Director

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal


Mandat : Regional
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Plant production/Production végétale, Animal production/Production animale, Aquaculture & fishery/Pêche et aquaculture, Forestry/Forêts, Soil/Sols, Water/Eau, Environment/Environnement, Farming systems/Systèmes agricoles, Technology & Engineering/Technologie et ingénierie, Food technology & human nutrition/Technologie alimentaire et nutrition humaine, Socioeconomics/Socioéconomie
Activities / Activités : Training/Formation, Research/Recherche, Networking/Réseautage, Institution building/