The East and Southern Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness 2017 9-11 October 2017, Maputo, Mozambique

The East and Southern Africa Conference is the third collaboration between CRU and AFAP and will build on the success of our events in Tanzania and Ghana.

Over 300 delegates are expected in Maputo for this meeting of the key people influencing the future direction of the fertilizer agribusiness industry in the region.

What will the conference cover?

  • View from the private sector: African fertilizers leader panel
  • Policy development to support regional fertilizer trade and agribusiness
  • Understanding African soils and their nutrient needs
  • Opportunities for investment in agribusiness in Mozambique
  • Meeting Africa’s rice promise
  • Building an environment for increased fertilizer demand
  • Blending, bagging and distribution in East and Southern Africa
  • Innovation in fertilizer production and applications

Over thirty speakers are also confirmed at the conference including:

  • Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, Former Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union, Uganda
  • Sindiso Ndema Ngwenya, Secretary-General, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Zambia
  • José Condugua António Pacheco, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Government of Mozambique, Mozambique
  • Ernesto Max Elias Tonela, Minister, Ministry of Trade and Commerce, Government of Mozambique, Mozambique
  • Agostinho Vuma, President, CTA (Confederation of Economic Associations), Mozambique
  • Lourenço Sambo, Director General, APIEX (Agency for Investment and Export Promotion), Mozambique
  • Barnabe Zandamela President for Agribusiness and Fisheries Sector, CTA (Confederation of Economic Associations), Mozambique
  • Anas Al-Bassam, Marketing Sales & Outbound Logistics Director, Ma’aden, Saudi Arabia
  • Humphrey Knight, Consultant, CRU, UK
  • Tapuwa Alvin Mashingaidze, Chief Executive Officer, Chemplex Corporation Limited, Zimbabwe
  • Lilian Wanjiru Mbuthia, Senior Agronomist, Eastern Africa, ICL, Kenya
  • Balbir Singh, Head of Agronomy and Development, Indorama, Nigeria
  • Ronald Jenkins, Profit Centre Head, Fertilizer, ETG, Mozambique
  • Chris Giannakis, Director, Farmers World, Malawi
  • Maria Wanzala, Chief Policy Officer, The African Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), South Africa
  • Pierre Brunache, Chief Agribusiness Officer, The African Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), South Africa
  • Dr. Andrew Msolla, Chairman, Tanzania, Fertiliser Registration Authority (TFRA), Tanzania
  • Andre Almeida Santos, Principal Country Economist, African Development Bank, Mozambique
  • Tim Durgan, Senior Project Manager, The African Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), Zambia
  • Carlos Zandamela, President, Mozambican Association for Fertilizers (AMOFERT), Mozambique
  • George Magai, Director of Trade and Markets, Alliance for Commodity Trade in East and Southern Africa (ACTESA), Zambia
  • Dereje Biruk, Senior Director, Agricultural Transformation Agency, Ethiopia
  • Harold Roy-Macauley, Director General, AfricaRice, Cote D’Ivoire
  • Paul Makepeace, Senior Fertilizer Specialist, The African Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), Kenya
  • Dr Shamie Zingore, Regional Director, sub-Saharan Africa, IPNI, Kenya
  • Emerson Zhou, CEO, Beira Agricultural Growth Corridor, Mozambique
  • Rebbie Harawa, Senior Programme Officer, AGRA, Kenya
  • Daniel Gad, Managing Director, Omega Farms, Ethiopia
  • Julia Franklin, Global Sourcing Director, One Acre Fund, Kenya
  • Adelaide Ruiters, Managing Director, Adelaide Ruiters Mining, South Africa
  • Jeff Ivan, Vice President of International Sales, Yargus, USA


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