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About the Event

While travel is restricted, the Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness Virtual Conference will offer all the capabilities of our previous live conference on a virtual platform. 

The industry will have the opportunity to network with their peers, join the debate, discuss the leading issues affecting the industry and importantly, continue to support African fertilizer trade and agribusiness development.

CRU curated quality content:

  • Industry leaders and subject experts from around world and across the industry
  • Live streamed presentations with highly interactive Q&A and panel discussions
  • Easily save sessions of interest in your personal calendar
  • On-demand streaming and download for recaps and slide downloads
  • CRU experts on hand to answer questions and lead discussion groups

    Unrivalled networking functionality:
  • See who is online at any one time and instant video, voice, or typed chat 
  • Search all registered attendees and easily schedule meetings
  • Build your profile to make yourself more discoverable
  • Create your personal agenda linked to your personal calendar
  • Post and respond to discussion walls and join live video meetings
  • CRU assistance with match-making and facilitated introduction

Exhibition and branding opportunities:
  • Brand the event or specific spaces or functions
  • Design a rich, multimedia booth space where your team can interact with attendees
  • Receive rich analytics of your event experience

CRU and AFAP keep you connected at a time African agribusiness development needs it most

Previous speakers have included:

  • Ibrahim Al-Quwaifel, Head of Marketing Intelligence for Phosphate & Ammonia, Ma’aden
  • Imane Belrhiti, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, OCP Africa 
  • Onajite Okoloko,  Group Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director, Notore Chemical Industries Plc 
  • Danquah Addo-Yobo, Managing Director, Yara Ghana Limited
  • Alain Eba Boussou, Head of Suppliers Development, Nestle
  • Balbir Singh, Head of Agronomy and Development, Indorama
  • Chris Giannakis, Director, Farmers World
  • Aliyu Suleiman, Strategy Lead, Dangote Group
  • Ashish Lakhotia, CEO Fertilizer and Agribusiness, ETG Inputs Ltd.
  • Pradeep Paunrana, Managing Director, ARM Cement
  • Chris Cleverly, Executive Chairman, African Potash
  • Anup Modha, General Manager, Minjingu Mines
  • Stefan Kratz, Managing Director, Ferrostaal Topsoe Projects GmbH
  • Michael Zormelo, Managing Director, OmniFert
  • Ousmane Sibide, CEO, SOGEFERT
  • Dr Namanga Ngongi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) 
  • Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, Former Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union
  • José Condugua António Pacheco, Minister for Agriculture and Food Security, Government of Mozambique
  • Hon. Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, Chairman, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD)
  • Hon. Robert Ahomka Lindsay, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Trade and Investment, Government of Ghana
  • Hon. William Agrapong Quaitto, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Government of Ghana
  • Jean-Yves Couloud, Technical Secretary, Le Conseil du Café Cacao, Government of Cote D’Ivoire
  • Dr Charles Tizeba, Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Government of Tanzania
  • Charles Mwijage, Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Government of Tanzania
  • Patrick Heffer, Senior Director, Agriculture Service, International Fertilizer Association (IFA) 
  • Suzanne Ngo-Eyok, Director, Cocoa Livelihoods Program, World Cocoa Foundation
  • Dr. Harold Roy-Macauley, Director General, AfricaRice
  • Madam Fatima Ali, President & Board Chair, Kuapa Kokoo Farmer’s Union
  • Dr. John Purchase, Chief Executive, Agbiz
  • Rebbie Harawa, Senior Programme Officer, AGRA
  • Chiji Ojukwu, Director of the Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • Nell Grobbelaar, Senior Project Manager, Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)
  • Dr. Andrew Msolla, Chairman, Tanzania Fertiliser Registration Authority (TFRA)
  • Dr Shamie Zingore, Regional Director, sub-Saharan Africa, IPNI