VFRC Publications - Page 6

The Micronutrient Initiative was born and supported by a growing body of research and development (R&D) organizations with the aim to: 1 2 3 develop and lead a global debate on innovative fertilizers, specifically emphasizing micronutrients. generate science-based background information about micronutrients to support and govern the debates. engage in action research to develop and apply the innovative fertilizer technologies for both immediateand long-term use. This report is an update of the progress made by the VFRC since its inception in May 2010, to foster the development of the next generation of fertilizers and fertilization technologies to help feed the world’s growing population and provide sustainable food security. The report i ́