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Argus Africa Fertilizer Conference

Improving Access and Increasing Consumption of Fertilizer and Building Meaningful Supply Chain Partnerships in Africa 

The 9th annual Argus Africa Fertilizer conference will take place 28 February - 2 March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya – the number one meeting place for the African fertilizer supply chain. This is an unrivalled networking forum – the only place to be if you want to build your business across Africa. Click here to receive event updates on the 2018 events.

Over 520 participants from 63 countries of which 23 are African attended the 2017 event in Cape Town. At the annual Argus Africa Fertilizer event you will join a cross-section of stakeholders including government leaders, finance providers, NGOs, regional distributors and global producers. 

Save $355 with the early bird discount - register here before 29 September to qualify. 

What you'll get at this conference:

  • 520+ attendees from across the fertilizer supply chain
  • The chance to meet fertilizer producers and traders from over 65 countries of which 23 are African
  • 20+ hours of networking including round tables, speed-networking and a wine tasting tour
  • Opening cocktail reception and gala dinner - exclusive to registered delegates
  • 20+ expert speakers
  • 3 days of discussions with senior decision makers

Quotation marks "Met all major clients and large players at the conference who are relevant for us."- Christian Roeder, Mozambique CEO, Beira Logistics Terminals 

Argus Africa Fertilizer Dinner   Argus Africa Fertilizer Networking   Argus Africa Fertilizer Party

View the photos from the 2017 conference here.       

Quotation marks "The Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer conference brings together major industry players to discuss and understand how the African context requires flexibility and investment to build the market and bring high-quality fertilizer to end users. This conference is a great way to build industry connections and strengthen existing relationships." - Julia Franklin, One Acre Fund

Attendees by region

Africa Map

A sample of companies that attended in 2017 include:

Rio Tinto Minerals, SABIC, HBC, OCP Africa, Ma'aden, EuroChem, Innofert, Omnia, Evergrow, ZFC Ltd, SQM, AGRA, AgBit, One Acre Fund - Kenya, AFAP, Fertasa, IFDC, Lushbury Fertilizer Corp, Helm, Yara, Beira Logistics Terminals, Tanzania Fertilizer Regulatory Authority, FEPSAN, NEPAD, Rawtrade, Crop Performance, ISKY Minerals, Keytrade, Sogefert, Fischbein, Mitsubishi, Liven Agrichem, Vipa Holdings, Haldor Topsoe, NAQ Global, Compass Minerals, Phosagro, Agronova, Milliken Europe, Euragglo, Haifa Chemicals, Farmers World, Heliopotasse, ICL Fertilizers, Borealis LAT, ETG, IFA, Van Iperen, Interjute, EMT Blending and Bagging, Tessenderlo Chemie, Kingenta, and many more.

See the full list of 2017 companies registered here.

Delegate List

Senzeni Zokwana

The 2017 conference was opened by the South Africa's minister for agriculture, forestry and fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana. "Fertilizers play a leading role in the global food industry and fertilizer is the largest and most important component to ensure abundant and affordable food for a growing population," Zokwana said, in an opening address that reinforced the importance of collaboration across the supply chain. "I am thankful that Argus FMB has taken a leadership role in organising this conference. There is a need for a commitment from all of us to work together in addressing issues that are of mutual benefit.

Read the full press release here.

Quotation marks "I learned a lot about new fertilizer products and businesses. I also met many new people that I hope to stay in touch with."  Arthur Mabiso, Policy Analyst, New Alliance Policy Acceleration Support (NAPAS), IFPRI, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa

Quotation marks"A useful conference - we particularly like the varied ways of interacting including the planned events (cocktails, dinner) and the round table discussions" - 
Mark Wilde, Sales Director  SOP plant Nutrition, Tessenderlo Group

For further information about the 2018 Argus Fertilizer Africa conference, please contact us using the details below:

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Save $355 with the early bird discount! Register online here before 29 September to qualify. 

Super Early Bird Discount - rate expires 29 September 2017*

Discounted conference rate US $1195

Standard Conference Rate*

 Conference rate US $1550

Under 35s Rate*

We are offering a special rate for under 35s. Please note this rate cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts. Please email us a copy of your ID/passport when registering.

Under 35 rate US $1150

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Group Booking Discount:

3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th delegate - 15% discount. To qualify, all registrations must be made at the same time and cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount. 

*Registration fee includes:

  • Access to speaker presentations and papers
  • Lunches on Thursday and Friday
  • A fantastic cocktail party on Wednesday and a gala dinner on Thursday
  • Access to the exhibition area
  • The opportunity to meet with hundreds of industry representatives in one relaxed setting
  • Full delegate list with contact details
  • Access to the networking app

**Please note that travel and accommodation are not included in the conference fee. 

For more information on registering or group bookings for the Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018 conference, please contact us on:

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Terms and Conditions

View the conference booking terms and conditions here.

Antitrust Compliance Reminder

Argus takes compliance with antitrust law seriously. The purpose of Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018 is to provide participants with a high-level update on African issues in the context of our global fertilizer industry. The conference sessions will follow the agenda as circulated.

Argus reminds all participants of the need to be mindful of the requirement to comply with antitrust and competition laws. There should be no discussion of any matters relating to competition among participants, including discussion of individual prices, rates or market strategies and no exchange of information concerning any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation. Should any participant to this conference attempt to initiate a discussion with other participants on any of these matters, we recommend that other participants end the conversation immediately, and at all times act in accordance with their own antitrust compliance policies and all applicable laws.

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Principal Sponsor

OCP Africa

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LAT Borealis

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Fertilizer Focus