Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2015 will be held on 18-20 February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2015

Your chance to access the world’s fastest growing fertilizer market

Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2015 will be held on 18-20 February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The 2015 event offers you the chance to network over 3 days with the industry’s most senior executives. It is your opportunity to meet the market – from leading producers to major buyers and distributors, and all categories of essential service providers. The 2014 conference attracted over 450 attendees from 70 companies and over 60 countries at the conference in Marrakech. 

Book today and save $170 with the early bird discount. Offer ends Friday, 12 December.  Register here

Attendees by region

Country map of delegates
Previously registered companies included:

Transammonia, OCI Nitrogen, K+S Kali, Yara, IFD, BPC, IFA, PotashCorp, Helm, Africa Finance Corporation, AFAP, Sinochem, FBN Bank, Maaden, SGS, Koch Fertilizer, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, OCP Group, Sinochem, Ameropa, Agrium, Keytrade and many more…Download the delegate list

Key reasons to attend:

  • Learn: Hear the latest market developments from industry experts and analysts during two mornings of insightful discussions
  • Explore: Our exhibition space features the latest technology, equipment, logistics and service providers from around the world
  • Discuss: This year’s event will focus on bulk blending versus processing, multi-nutrient application and soil mapping in Africa
  • Meet: Major producers, traders, policy and financial advisers, distributors and NGO’s, throughout Africa and beyond
  • Visit: Tullo Bollo, Ethiopia’s first ever blending facility

Recent video: Mounir Halim the Business Development Manager at Argus FMB gives an overview of fertilizer development within Africa and who you’d meet attending the 2015 conference.

Video Mounir Halim

Discount available book here Download the conference flyer

For further information about the 2015 Argus FMB Fertilizer Africa conference, please contact us using the details below:

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* Agenda is subject to change
Tuesday 17 February  
Day Trip Tullo Bollo Blending Facility – Site Visit – read more details hereHosted by Yargus Manufacturing* Transport provided


Wednesday 18 February  
08.30 – 10.00 Set-up Exhibition Stands
10.00 – 17.00 Registration and Exhibition Stands Open
14.00 – 16.00 IFA Africa Forum – Invitation Only
18.30 – 20.30 Opening Cocktail Reception








Thursday 19 February  
08.30 Registration DeskExhibition Stands Open – Coffee Served
9.00 – 9.30 Conference Welcome Address Neil Bradford, Chief Operating Officer, Argus
Mostafa Terrab, CEO, OCP
Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture
9.30 – 10.00 Keynote AddressMustapha El Ouafi, Vice President, Commercial, OCP
10.00 – 10.30 Policy Update for Promoting Efficient and Sufficient Fertilizer Use
10.30 – 11.00 Networking coffee break
11.00 – 12.25 Panel Discussion – Multi-nutrient Application and Soil Mapping in Africa11.00 – 11.15
Available Mineral Resources in Africa11.15 – 11.30
The Importance of Complete Fertilization of Smallholder Agriculture in Africa
Bashir Jama, Director, Soil Health Program, AGRA11.30 – 11.45
Digital Soil Nutrient Mapping
Prem Bindraban, Executive Director, Virtual Fertilizer Research Center (VFRC)11.45 – 12.00
Case Study: Outcomes of Soil Nutrient Mapping in Ethiopia

12.00 – 12.15
Effects of Macro and Micronutrient Fertilizers on Cereal Yields
Dr. Mulugeta Demis, Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)

12.15 – 12.25
Questions and Answers

12.25 – 12.55 Encouraging Agriculture and Fertilizer Consumption for Improved Crop YieldsKalim M. Shah, Principal Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
12.45 – 14.30 Lunch Served
14.30 – 15.30 Investing in Fertilizers in Africa
15.30 – 16.30 Smallholders’ Access to Fertilizer in Africa – Hosted by IFA and AFAPChairman: Prof. Richard Mkandawire, Vice-President, AFAP
14.30 – 17.00 Free Time for Private Meetings
18.00 – 22.00 Gala dinner – Hosted by OCP


Friday 20 February  
08.30 Registration Desk Exhibition Stands Open – Coffee Served
9.10 – 9.20 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
9.20 – 9.50 Africa Fertilizer Production Capacity Mike Nash, Editor, Argus FMB Phosphates, Argus
9.50 – 10.20 Addressing Potash Needs in AfricaDr Patricia Imas, Chief Agronomist, ICL 
10.20 – 10.50 Networking Coffee Break
10.50 – 12.15 Panel Discussion – Bulk Blending – the African Experience 10.50 – 11.05
Existing Fertilizer Blending Plants in Africa and Planned Projects11.05 – 11.20
Fertilizer Blending Systems for Africa – The Ethiopian Experience11.20 – 11.35
Case Study: Tullo Bollo Blending Facility
Jeff Ivan, Vice-President, International Sales and Marketing, Yargus 11.35 – 11.50
Blended Fertilizer Production in Kenya
E.M. Muriuki, Managing Director, MEA Fertilizers

11.50 – 12.05
Fertilizer Blends and Consumption in Africa
Patrice Annequin, Senior Market Information Specialist, Coordinator, IFDC

12.05 – 12.15
Panel Discussion

12.15 – 12.45 Logistical Supply Chain Management in East Africa
12.30 – 14.30 Lunch
 14.30 End of Conference


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