COMPRO II project team includes members from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and partner organizations. This partnership has facilitated the implementation of activities related to regulatory mechanisms, product quality control including efficacy testing, and dissemination of high quality commercial products. The key partners are listed below, whereas the IITA staff mainly includes the Project leader, two scientists involved in backstopping the research activities of the students, a contract administrator, and an accountant. It is worth mentioning that the project team benefits a lot from the institutional support.

Regulatory Authorities 

  • Regulatory Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Ethiopia)
  • Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate (Ghana)
  • Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kenya)
  • National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (Nigeria)
  • Tanzania Fertilizer Regulatory Authority (Tanzania)
  • Department of Crop Production in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Uganda)

Agricultural Research Institutes or Universities

  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (Ethiopia)
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana)
  • Egerton University (Kenya)
  • Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria)
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture, and Agricultural Research Institutes of Ilonga and Mlingano through Tanzania Fertilizer Regulatory Authority (Tanzania) 
  • Makerere University (Uganda)

Development partners

  • Development agents through Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (Ethiopia)
  • Antika company through Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana)
  • Farm Inputs Promotions- Africa (Kenya)
  • Notore Chemical Industries (Nigeria)
  • Africa Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (Tanzania)
  • Africa 2000 Network-Uganda (Uganda)
  • African Agricultural Technology Foundation (across project countries)
  • CABI (across project countries)
  • International Center for Tropical Agriculture (laboratory facilities)