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Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2016

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

The seventh Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer Conference was held on 24-26 February 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco. More details on the 2017 event will be released shortly.

The annual event attracts 450 delegates in 55 countries with over 20 African countries. If you want to expand your business in this region then this is the event for you. The Argus Africa Fertilizer conference is your opportunity to meet the market - from leading producers to major buyers and distributors, and all categories of essential service providers.  

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 View the photos from the conference here

What you'll get at the only fertilizer conference in Africa in 2017:

  • 450+ attendees from across the fertilizer supply chain
  • The chance to meet fertilizer producers and traders from over 20 African countries
  • 20+ hours of networking
  • Opening cocktail reception and gala dinner - exclusive to registered delegates
  • 20+ expert speakers
  • 3 days of discussions with senior decision makers

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   

Attendees by region

Africa Map

A sample of registered companies include:

African Development Bank, ECOWAS Commission, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Omnia Fertilizer, Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern & Southern Africa COMESA, Baconco, Fertimad International, Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS), Omega Farms, One Acre Fund, African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership, ZFC Limited, Engro Fertilizers, Beira Logistics Terminals, Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), Ecophos, AGMARK, Escofert, SECO – Olam, Agrofertrans, Ameropa, Arab Potash Company, ArrMaz, Bagtech, Borealis, Canpotex, Cargill, Changsha Green Mountain Chemical, Chengdu Beluckey Technology, Compass Minerals, Devji Meghji & Brothers, DF GRUPO, EuroChem Trading, OCP Group, Expertia Int'l, Fauji Fertilizer, Fertiberia, FEPSAN, Fertinagro Nutrientes, FOSKOR, Gavilon Fertilizer, Global Market Fertilizer, Hebei Monband Water Soluble Fertilizer, Heliopotasse, Helm, HINDUJA Bank, Hubei Dongsheng Chemical Group, HUGO PETERSEN, IFDC, Industrial Commodities Holdings, Innofert, Inspectorate & Griffith, IFA,International Raw Materials, Intertek, K+S Kali, Kenya National Farmers Federation, Koch Fertilizer Trading, Kynoch, LANXESS, Lebanon Chemicals Company, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Medifer Iberian Company, Meridian, Midgulf International, Mitsubishi, Nectar Group, Nile Trade, Nitron Group, OLLIANCE, Polyserve Group, Port of Ghent, Rawfert Offshore, RS Trading, PRAYON, SABIC, Sea Invest, Sedab, SGS, Sinochem, Sinomagchem Chemical, Soleland, Solvadis Commodity Chemicals, Solvay, SQM, Stamicarbon, Sun International, Tianjin Topfert Agrochemical, Tracia Trading, Trade Corporation International, Trammo, Transfert, Uralchem, Valagro, Vega Nitro, Vipa Holdings, World Bank, Yara and Yargus Manufacturing.


For further information about the 2017 Argus FMB Fertilizer Africa conference, please contact us using the details below:

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Speakers and Panelists

Chairperson: Frances Wollmer, Principal, Fertilizer Consulting, Argus FMB            
Chairperson: Mike Nash, Editor - Argus FMB Phosphates, Argus FMB
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Rob Groot, Director, North and West Africa, IFDC
Alain Sy Traoré, Director, Agriculture & Rural Development, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission
Chiji Ojukwu, Director Agriculture, African Development Bank
Jason Scarpone, President & CEO, African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP)
Patrick Heffer, Senior Director, Agriculture Service, International Fertilizer Association
Grace Chilande, Fertilizer Market Specialist and Regional Project Coordinator, IFDC
Asseta Diallo, PhD, Program Officer, Agribusiness Fertilizer Supply and Policy-Soil Health Program (SHP), AGRA

Mounir Halim, Business Development, Argus FMB
Hezekiel Tasse, Program Manager, EthioSIS, Ethiopia Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)
Argent Chuula, CEO - ACTESA, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
Dr Kassin Koffi Emmanuel, Soil Scientist, Laboratoire Central,Sols, Eaux, Plantes CNRA
Dr. Markus Walsh, Chief Scientist, Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS)
Thomas Etuh, President, Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN)
Mike Koller, General Manager - International Business, Kynoch
Daniel Gad, Owner, Omega Farms
John Mutunga, CEO, Kenya National Farmers Federation (KENAFF)
Chris Cleverly, Executive Chairman, African Potash
Dennis Awori, Chairman, Toyota Kenya
John Wendt, Senior Soil Fertility Expert, IFDC East and Southern Africa Division
Denis Cordel, Director General, Sea Invest Africa

 If you are interested in speaking at the conference or being on a panel, contact Emma Preston at

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Host Sponsor

OCP Group

Gold Sponsor


Lunch Sponsor


Silver Sponsors


LAT Borealis



Bronze Sponsor


Supporting Partners


One Acre Fund