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Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018

Join 520+ Delegates from 63 Countries 

At Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018, join over 500 delegates from 265 companies and 63 countries at the biggest fertilizer event in Africa. The conference brings together international suppliers, importers, local producers, regional distributors and NGO’s. This is an unrivaled networking forum – the only place to be if you want to build your business across Africa.

A sample of who you will meet in Addis Ababa:

OCP Africa, Ma’aden, Sirius, Borealis, Evergro, ETG, Transcom, Yara, Arab Potash Company, Green Has Jordan, SABIC South Africa, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Ameropa, IMGS, Agrocredit Central, Meridian Group Services, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Sustainable Agro Solutions, Kynoch Fertilizer, Innofert, Green Has Italia, Nitron Group, BORAX, African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership, INDAGRO, Toyota Tsusho Fertilizer Africa, Changsha Green Mountain Chemical Company, Sociedad Industrial Tierra S.A., Bagtech International, K+S Kali, Experse, Sasol, EthioSIS, ATA, Canpotex International (Canada) Limited, Rothamsted Research, doucoure partenaire agro-industries, Zenvus, Intertek Morocco, North Sea Port, Uralkali Trading, Nutricare Fertilisers, Xavisa Group, One Acre Fund – Kenya, Smallholder Farmers Fertiliser Revolving Fund of Malawi, BORAX., SoilCares, Farmers World, Agricultural Resources Limited, URALCHEM, JSC, IFDC, Shanghai Bestwin Petrochemicals Co, Unifert Group SA, AGRA, Omnia Fertilizer, FERTASA, International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) Acron Switzerland, Yargus Manufacturing, Valency International Trading Pte, Sinochem UK, Mekatrade Asia Singapore, Geneva Branch, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, CIA, TFRA, Agronova International Inc, PhosAgro Trading SA, Neufarm Kimya, EuroChem Trading GmbH, International Finance Corporation (IFC) - World Bank Group, Verbrugge Terneuzen Terminals, Nectar Group, International Raw Materials, CHEMPLEX CORPORATION, ZFC, Neelam Aqua & Speciality Chem, Beira Logistics Terminals, Sackett Waconia, Macrofertil Trading Suisse SA, FERT-MAP PVT, AGMARK, FEPSAN, Chemagro International, Omya, Samsung C & T Corporation, Fertinagro Biotech, INTERAGRO, Lignotech South Africa, Cotenca Trade Services, Liven Agrichem Pte Uralkali,, Nutricare Fertilisers, Keytrade Africa SA, J&J Transport, Paksons Enterprises, K+S KALI, Fertinagro Biotech, Lushbury Fertilizer, Baconco Co., Belarusian Potash Company OJSC, SAFTCO, Satyendra Packaging Private Limited, Neelam Aqua & Speciality Chem, Satyendra Packaging, Fertagrica, Indorama Fertilizers, Agrifert, Malaysia Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), VERTIQAL, Omya International AG, Industrial Commodities Holdings (Pty) ICL Group, Gavilon Fertilizer, Guizhou Kailin International Trading, Farmers Dialogue, Lori Systems, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Canpotex, Etimine Sa, AMOFERT, International Plant Nutrition Institute, Omnifert and many more

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Our cocktail receptions and lunches give you a unique opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new contacts in an informal and enjoyable setting.

Networking App
The easy way to request meetings with other delegates and create your personal schedule - accessible from any web browser or as an app for your phone or tablet.

For first-time attendees or anyone who is looking to meet new contacts at the conference, this session is designed to maximise your time and encourages you to meet many potential partners, suppliers or clients in one hour.

Round Table Discussions 
These focused discussions bring together peers working in the same areas providing you with the opportunity to meet potential business partners.

Delegate Feedback

Quotation marks"Was a great conference to get up to date with all of the initiatives in the industry."  Peter Leppan, GLOBALRANGE T/A F4F

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Met all major clients and large players who are relevant for us."
  Christian Roeder, Mozambique CEO, Beira Logistics Terminals 

Quotation marks "In general another 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

Quotation marks "It was a great opportunity to meet stakeholders. Very well organised. Keep it up." Santosh Dorak, Industries Chimiques Du Senegal

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 "The 2017 Africa Fertilizer Conference in Cape Town was another remarkable Argus event. Not only an illustration that the fertilizer sector in Africa is on the move, but also a contribution to the growth of the sector. The meeting provided information needed for strategic marketing decisions and investments, allowed for interactions and business between partners, and made it possible to strategize together on how to accelerate the growth of the industry in Africa. The Argus Africa Fertilizer Conference is a must for all fertilizer industry professionals in Africa." Rob Groot, Director Global Field Programs, IFDC

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 year, we discussed barriers to accessing markets and aggregation services, affordability at the agro-dealer level, and ways to innovate delivery systems and financing to ensure farmers receive a holistic service from their agricultural input suppliers. For One Acre Fund, this conference is a great way to build industry connections and strengthen existing relationships to support our continued efforts bringing high-quality fertilizers to smallholder farmers on credit at affordable prices. Thank you to the Argus team for putting on such a great event! Julia Franklin, One Acre Fund

Quotation marks"The Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer 2016 conference was an ideal opportunity to meet, network and enjoy the brilliantly presented content with precise and relevant content to our respective industries." - Dennis Naicker, Chief Operations Officer, Global Collateral Control

Quotation marks "An excellent forum for learning about and sharing in the challenge of meeting Africa’s demand for fertilizers." - Lamourdia Thiombiano, Deputy Regional Representative Africa, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Ghana

Quotation marks "This is the first time that I have attended an Argus FMB conference. It was very good to learn what the market needs and to get contacts for future business. The conference is very well organised with interesting speakers. " - Jurgen Dreisewerd, Area Sales Manager, Haver & Boecker, Germany

Quotation marks "
Argus FMB 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This is my third attendance and the most fulfilling conference so far. We have signed up important contacts with the private sector in Africa. Very exciting." 
- Sheila Keino, Program Development Specialist, African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), South Africa

Quotation marks "
The conference tour to visit the first blending and bagging plant installed in Ethiopia was excellent. The presentations during the conference were very informative. We've been participating in the Africa conference since it started and each year it is bigger and better. Job well done." 
- Anne Sheehy, VP of International Sales and Marketing, Yargus Manufacturing, USA

Quotation marks
"Good organisation. Keep it up!" - Professor Tekalign Mamo, State Minister, Adviser to the Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture, Ministry of Argiculture, Ethiopia
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The event was excellent. Well organised. It provided excellent opportunities for future development."  
- Doufou Keita, African Development Bank

Quotation marks "
Argus FMB Addis Ababa is a wonderful opportunity for all producers and traders to gather together and have meetings. We really enjoyed it and hope it will last for another 100 years! " 
- JaJa Sun, East Africa Area Manager, New China Chemicals, China 

Quotation marks "Efficient and well organised." - Abdul Azizi Al Sawah, Senior manager , Sabic Corporate Communications, Sabic, Saudi Arabia Thanks for your invitation to the conference — it was very efficient and well organised.  - Yasser Khing, AFA

Quotation marks "Thank you so much for the organisation of this valuable conference and the visit to the plant in Tullo Bullo. It was interesting. Congratulations on this successful event." 
- Nouma El Borouag, Heliopotasse  
Quotation marks "Good delegate list with a lot of potential prospects and customers, waiting for the future opportunities in another nice place." - Jean-Baptiste Agnes, Claudis Peters Technologies

Quotation marks "Good show with great content you put up there!" - Hillel Magen, Director, International Potash Institute

Quotation marks "I really learnt a lot from the conference, which was also well organized. The quality and diversity of participants was great." - Bashir Jama, Soil Health Programme Director, AGRA

For more information on Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018 conference, please contact us on:

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Principal Sponsor

OCP Africa

Diamond Sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Fertilizer Manual Sponsor

ICL Fertilizers


Opening Cocktail Party



Lunch Sponsor


Silver Sponsors


LAT Borealis


Haldor Topsoe


Bronze Sponsors

ETG Agri Inputs



Supporting Partners



One Acre Fund





Official Magazine

Fertilizer Focus

Media Partner

Harvest SA