Name of the Organization: Bangladesh Fertilizer Association (BFA)
Year of inception: 1994
Type: Non-profit and non-political organization.
Present Chairman: Mr. Kamrul Ashraf Khan Poton, M P
Executive Board: One Chairman, Five Vice Chairmen and Twenty Seven Directors.
Valid Members : About 7,000
Objective: To protect, develop, support and promote all measures and steps towards open/free competitive marketing, trade and manufacture of all fertilizers and plant nutrients in Bangladesh as well as to co-ordinate the efforts of the members of the Association towards this end.
Representation in Government Sector: Represented in different Government Committees related to policy making and other agricultural development activities. Government has made BFA membership compulsory for fertilizer manufacturers, importers & dealers for better monitoring of their performance. BFA is also working with Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Industry.
Participation with International Organization: The Fertilizer Association of India (FAI), International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), International Potash Institute (IPI) & International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI).
Member-Body: ‘A’ class active member-organization of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI).
1. Urbora (Monthly)
2. Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment (Half yearly)