Welcome to the IFA web site dedicated to product stewardship issues: protectandsustain.org.

The Protect&Sustain portal is in its early days, thus some of the pages will develop more and more content over time as this initiative gains momentum.

We encourage you to begin exploring the site’s contents and to . Please keep in mind that certain sections of the web site are reserved for IFA members only.

Please send an email to bmuirheid@fertilizer.org if you have any questions or need any assistance with this web site.

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p&s Disclaimer

The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this web site do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of IFA concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Moreover, the views expressed do not necessarily represent the decision or the stated policy of IFA, nor does citing of trade names or commercial processes constitute endorsement.

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The Protect&Sustain initiative is managed through the Technical Committee of the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) and a steering group of industry members interested and experienced in establishing product stewardship programmes.

Enquiries concerning the p&s programme can be sent to IFA by email:


or by telephoning Volker Andresen, Protect&Sustain project co-ordinator:

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Yara Brunsbüttel wins the IFA Green Leaf Award
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Practical Tools for setting up and evaluating product stewardship programmes

The Protect and Sustain Initiative is an International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) program,
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