This website provides an online resource aimed at helping farmers boost yields, manage input costs and maintain soil health” in order to advance the 4R nutrient stewardship initiative.
The Fertilizer Institute, IPNI, the International Fertilizer Industry Association, Canadian Fertilizer Institute
This website “includes a wealth of information on fertilizers, including key fertilizers and how they are made, the economics of fertilizer use, the safety of fertilizers and fertilizers and precision agriculture.
VIDEO: Moving Ahead in South Asia – agriculture and food security in the world today
This video highlights how agriculture and food security are the top most priorities in the world today. It raises the question whether the improvements of food production will be able to match the population growth in a sustainable manner until 2050 and how the future intensification of production systems will require further increase in fertilizer use.
VIDEO: The Right Way to Grow Wheat: 4R Nutrient Stewardship
This video (8:49 long) specifically addresses the economic, environmental, and social goals of sustainable agricultural systems needed to meet global demand for wheat. As a staple in almost all human diets, additional wheat production will be needed in the future to help feed rapidly growing populations.
INFOGRAPHIC: “The Female Face of Farming”
This infographic takes a closer look at the story of women and agriculture, as women are the backbone of the rural economy, especially in the developing world. Yet they receive only a fraction of the land, credit, inputs (such as improved seeds and fertilizers), agricultural training and information compared to men.
FAO and Farming First, 2012
VIDEO: The Role of Fertilizers in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production
This video looks at the role of fertilizers in sustainable agriculture and food production.
Canadian Fertilizer Institute, March 2012
INFOGRAPHIC: Women in Agriculture
This infographic takes a closer look at women in agriculture as half of all farmers in the developing world are women, and women farmers can grow 30% more food if they have access to the same resources as men.
The Gates Foundation, 2012
INFOGRAPHIC: “The Story of Agriculture and the Green Economy”
This infographic takes a closer look at the story of agriculture and the green economy as agriculture provides significant opportunities for growth, investment and jobs to help make this happen.
Farming First, 2011
ANIMATED VIDEO: The Story of Agriculture and the Green Economy
This animated video takes a closer look at the story of agriculture and the green economy as agriculture provides significant opportunities for growth, investment and jobs to help make this happen.
Farming First, 2011