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Technological Innovation for a sustainable tropical agriculture

October 20 - 24th 2014

Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil

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The Brazilian Agricultural research Enterprise (Embrapa), under the auspices of FertBrasil Network, Esalq/USP and the International Scientific Center of Fertilizers  (CIEC) will host the 16 World Fertilizer Congress of CIEC getting together the most recent topics of discussion regarding the fertilizer sector in Brasil and all over the world.

During the 4‐day program, Rio de Janeiro will be the backdrop of the main discussion regarding the paths to be followed by producers, entrepreneurs and scientists.

The first edition of the event happened in 1932 in Italy. The last three editions happened in China, Thailandia and Romania respectively. In 2014, for the first time in history, Brazil will host this important event.

The theme for the 16th edition of the Congress is “Technological Innovation for a Sustainable Tropical Agriculture”. Main topics of discussions include:

  • Controlled release fertilizers
  • Micronutrients and secondary macronutrients in NPK fertilizers;
  • Fertilizers and environmental impacts;
  • New routes for fertilizer production;
  • Organic based fertilizers and biofertilizers;
  • Direct use of agrominerals.

Target audience: Around 500 participants including entrepreneurs, researchers, executives of the fertilizer industry, technical assistance professionals as well as
planning agricultural trades, consultants, teachers and students of the agricultural sciences.

CIEC – International Scientific Centre of Fertilizers

CIEC's History

CIEC is the only international association of scientists solely dedicated to the science and art of fertilization. 

CIEC is a fertilizer consortium with the longest experience and tradition worldwide. More than  75 years elapsed since the First International CIEC Conference on chemical fertilizers in Rome (1932) and Amsterdam (1933). 

CIEC organized up to now 14 World Fertilizer Congresses and 17 International Symposia, which are published in a continuous series of Proceedings with International Standard Book Numbers.

CIEC's Mission Statement

CIEC's objectives are to improve the knowledge of the science of fertilization for a sustainable agricultural development. 

CIEC stands not only for traditional fertilizers like NPK as indicated in its logo, but focuses also on other minimum factors in plant nutrition such as sulfur and micronutrients.

CIEC addresses actual issues such as nutrient discharge from agriculture, recycling of nutrients from industrial processes, agriculture and human municipal wastes.

CIEC accosts future issues such as the shortage of natural P resources.

CIEC combatants improve nutrient efficiency in small farming business, low input systems and organic farming, enhance sustainability of fertilizer use, reduce environmental impacts of nutrient applications in agriculture, develop strategies for site-specific nutrient management in Precision Agriculture, quantify loads and fate of fertilizer-derived contaminants, investigate the nutrition of transgenic crop plants, study crosstalk between plant nutrition and crop health, examine interactions between crop nutrition and consumer's health and acknowledge organic farming as a form of sustainable agriculture.

CIEC supports decision makers with scientific background.

CIEC conveys know-how by promoting technology transfer.

CIEC is an interface between science-industry-farming.

CIEC establishes links between science, politics and industry.

CIEC's invitation

CIEC is regularly providing two major deliverables, International Symposia and World Fertilizer Congresses and welcomes qualified candidates. Fertilizer experts from around the globe attend these internationally highly acknowledged scientific events.

CIEC – step on board and join a successful team!

Contact: Dir. & Prof., Prof. Dr., Dr. habil. Dr. h.c. Ewald Schnug (Deputy President of CIEC): Institute for Crop and Soil Science, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Bundesallee 50, D-38116 Braunschweig, Germany. Phone +49 531 5962101, fax +49 531 5962199, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SINCE 1932

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES and WORLD CONGRESSES

1932

1. International Conference   

Rome (Italy)

1933

2. International Conference   

Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

1934

3. International Conference   

Berne (Switzerland)

1938

I.    World Congress             

Rome (Italy)

1951

II.   World Congress

Rome (Italy)

1957

III.  World Congress                           

Heidelberg (Germany)

1961

IV.   World Congress                          

Opatija (Croatia)

1964

V.    World Congress

Zurich (Switzerland)

1968

VI.   World Congress                          

Lisbon (Portugal)

1972

VII.  World Congress                          

Baden/Vienna (Austria)

1976

VIII. World Congress

Moscow (Russia)

1984

IX.   World Congress                          

Budapest (Hungary)

1990

X.    World Congress           

Nicosia (Cyprus)

1997

XI.   World Congress

Gent (Belgium)

2001

XII.  World Congress           

Beijing (China)

2006

XIV. World Congress          

Chiang Mai (Thailand)

2010

XV. World Congress

Bucharest (Romania)

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA

1977

1st Symposium "Liquid Fertilizers - a Solution for the Future?"

Vienna(Austria)

1978

2nd Symposium "Efficient Fertilizer Use in High Productive Agriculture"

Vienna (Austria)

1979

3rd Symposium "Water and Fertilizer Use for Food Production in
Arid and Semiarid Zones" 

Benghazi (Libya)

1987

4th Symposium "Agricultural Waste Management and Environmental Protection"

Braunschweig (Germany)

1987

5th Symposium "Protection of Water Quality from
Harmful Emissions, with special regard to Nitrate"

Balatonfüred (Hungary)

1990

6th Symposium "Allelopathy in Agriculture"

Nicosia (Cyprus)

1994

7th Symposium "Agro Forestry and Land Use Change in  
Industrialized Nations"

Berlin (Germany)

1994

8th Symposium "Fertilizers and Environment"

Salamanca (Spain)

1995

9th Symposium "Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Management Bridge between Science, Industry and Practice"         

Kusadasi (Turkey)

1996

10th Symposium "Recycling of Plant Nutrients from Industrial Processes"

Braunschweig (Germany)

1998

11th Symposium „Codes of Good Agricultural Practice and Balanced Fertilization”

Pulawy (Poland)

2000

12th Symposium "Role of Fertilizer in Sustainable Agriculture"

Suceava (Romania)

2002

13th Symposium "Fertilizer in Context with Resource Management in Agriculture - I"

Tokat (Turkey)

2003

14th Symposium "Fertilizer in Context with Resource 
Management in Agriculture – II"

Debrecen (Hungary)

2004

15th Symposium "Fertilizers and Fertilization for Sustainability in Agriculture: The First World meets the Third World – Challenges for the Future"                                            

Pretoria (South Africa)

2007

16th Symposium "Mineral versus Organic Fertilization – Conflict or Synergism?"

Gent (Belgium)

2008

17th Symposium "Plant Nutrient Management under Stress Conditions"

Cairo (Egypt)

2009

18th Symposium "More Sustainability in Agriculture: New Fertilizers and Fertilization Management"

Rome (Italy)

Organization

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Promotion

CIEC

Realization

USP - EsalQ
Embrapa

Silver Sponsor

ibar

Golden Sponsor

terrativa
Vale Fertilizantes

Diamond Sponsor

yara
Produquimica Agro

Support

anda
IAC - Instituto Agronômico
GeFert
UFLN - Universidade Federal de Lavras
UFMT
ipni
International Potash Institute
Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência do Solo
VFRC
ABISOLO
FAPERJ
BB Agro

Midia Support

scot
agranja
Argus

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