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FFC Role Towards National Development & Ensuring Food Security

Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited (FFC) is the leading fertilizer manufacturing & marketing company of the country, with more than 4 million tons per annum sales volume and widespread dealers’ network across the country. FFC was incorporated in 1978 as a joint venture between Fauji Foundation, a charitable trust in Pakistan, and Haldor Topsoe of Denmark to set up a urea production facility. FFC manufactures & markets its own Sona Urea (Prilled) and associated company FFBL products Sona Urea (Granular) & Sona DAP. In order to promote balanced fertilizer use and contribute in national food security, FFC is also marketing imported fertilizer products i.e. FFC DAP, FFC SOP, FFC MOP, Sona Zinc and Sona Boron.

FFC plays an active role in supporting public services through tax payments/collection and foreign exchange savings. FFC continues to its business diversification strategy for delivering healthy & sustainable returns to its shareholders & stakeholders. FFC Subsidiary Companies include FFC Energy Limited & Fauji Fresh & Freeze Limited. FFC Associated Companies include Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement & Askari Bank Limited and FFC Joint Venture Company Pakistan Maroc Phosphore

Our governance structure is central to our ability and positions us to create long-term value. The internally developed code of conduct, policy statement of ethics and business statement, code of corporate governance and best available practices are guiding pillars for us.

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FFC has a well defined CSR policy in place to support communities through taxes, local procurement, donations and provision of facilities around the plant site. The company spends millions of rupees every year on CSR activities in the areas of education, healthcare, community support & uplift and events sponsorships.

We create value for our customers and economy through producing and marketing quality fertilizers; our products are additives for better crop productivity and our purpose is to protect and enhance productive potential of farms and our end-users’ earnings. To meet the expectations of our consumers we are committed to producing quality fertilizers which correspond to the international environment and safety standards. FFC makes sure that employees, customers, general public and the environment can rely on the safety of its products throughout the entire product lifecycle.

As a responsible corporate citizen FFC is part of several voluntary initiatives in social, economic and social areas. We remained actively engaged with industry stakeholders and sponsored holding of exhibitions/seminars and provide inputs on policy making.

We have got memberships for the followings renowned organizations;

  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  • International Fertilizer Association (IFA)
  • Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA)
  • Marketing Association of Pakistan (MAP)
  • World wildlife Fund (WWF)

 

FFC has built a loyal customer base through consumer oriented strategy by marketing quality products backed by efficient and effective agriculture support services since 1981. Our farm advisory services are an integrated approach of agronomic, extension and soil & water testing activities. Agri. Services team provides guidance in line with area crops and socio-economic position of the farmers. The company maintains close liaison with research organizations to transfer the latest findings to the farming community through our farm advisory services.

To strengthen the advisory services and facilitate farmers, agri literature is published and distributed among farming community for their ready reference. Farmers are kept updated on operational requirements of crops and weather advisory around the year through SMS services and toll free helpline 0800-00332. The company has been extending the facility of e-agriculture for farmers. The Kashtkar Desk is developed on corporate website (www.ffc.com.pk) to assist the farmers in profitable farming.

FFC is operating a Fertilizer Research Centre at Faisalabad and is carrying out R&D work to develop value added products (slow release fertilizers, biologically enhanced fertilizers, micronutrients impregnated fertilizers & N-inhibiting fertilizers), which would increase agricultural output, improve farm economics and save environment. FFC collaborated with FAO, USDA in the development of Soil Fertility Atlas of Pakistan (Balochistan & Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) through sharing soil analysis data of FFC Labs. Last year, FFC collaborated with FAO for the development ofAtlas for Sindh & Punjab. The atlasses are important tool for precise land management and enhancing small scale farmers’ output.

Our premium quality fertilizers alongwith advisory services for farmers on new cultivation techniques help increasing food production and increase the productive potential of land, which is imperative to ensure sustainable food supply to meet the nutritional needs of the growing population. Implementation of 4Rs nutrient stewardship helps protecting plants from diseases, improving food distribution, extending food life, maintain food quality and safety. In collaboration with HarvestPlus, we render efforts to reduce malnutrition and improve the lives of under-nourished population. We have laid out demonstrations in different agro ecological zones in liaison with HarvestPlus to publicize the Zinc fortified wheat variety “Zincol” in the country.

FFC will continue with its commitment to play its role for sustainable development goals, national food security, agri. sector output by providing quality fertilizers, promoting best farming practices, sustainable returns to the stakeholders and contribution to national economy.

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