Training Manual on Fertilizer Statistics in Africa -

Year published: 17/11/2012

In June 2006, Africa’s leaders gathered in Abuja for the Africa Fertilizer Summit, with an aim to highlight the importance of fertilizers in achieving an African Green Revolution. The principal outcome of the Summit, the Abuja Declaration on Fertilizers for an African Green Revolution confirms the commitment of the African head of states to achieving a rapid increase in fertilizer use on the continent, from the current average of 9 kilograms per hectare to an average of at least 50 kilograms per hectare by 2015. The Declaration delineates concrete measures and actions to rapidly accelerate the accessibility, availability and affordability of fertilizers on the continent.