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International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)



  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff501-1000
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1974
For more than 36 years, International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has focused on increasing and sustaining food security and agricultural productivity in over 100 developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise. The organization’s collaborative partnerships combine cutting-edge research and development with on-site training and education. IFDC has contributed to the development of institutional capacity building in 150 countries through more than 700 formal training programs, primarily as part of IFDC’s long-term agricultural development projects. Field demonstrations and training have assisted millions of farmers in developing countries. IFDC is a public international organization, governed by an international board of directors with representation from developed and developing countries. The nonprofit Center is supported by various bilateral and multilateral aid agencies, private foundations and national governments. IFDC was established in 1974 in response to the twin crises of food insecurity and rising energy prices. Parallel crises threaten the world again.  

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Projects6Location of contracts awarded


Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Deputy Chief of Party
    Benin, Benin
  • Data Quality Assessment Officer - India
  • Gender Specialist - India
  • Business Development Specialist - India

Staff at International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) have experience in


  • development
  • market research
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • agricultural technology


  • goal global
  • ec


  • united states
  • uganda
  • nigeria
  • kenya
  • ghana


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Current staff

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Muscle Shoals
  • P.O. Box 2040
  • United States
  • Washington, DC
  • 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 500


Primary sectors

Farming / Crops
Agricultural Financing
Market Research
Agricultural Technology
Monitoring / Evaluation
Trade Customs
Research & Development
Events / Training
Private Sector Development
Data Management

Contract Awards

Feed the Future: Scaling Up Fertilizer Deep Placement and Microdosing Technologies

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Feed the Future: Agricultural Technology Transfer

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Feed the Future Agriculture Technology Transfer Project in Ghana

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) - United States