CIEC (Centre International des Engrais Chimiques) is the oldest scientific organization solemnly dedicated to all issues of fertilizers and fertilization. CIEC was founded in 1932/1933 at the first International Scientific Conferences for Fertilizers in Rome and Amsterdam. CIEC is a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) and actually organized as a task force with membership on invitation only. CIEC was merged with CIEC-ASIA (founded in 2016) in 2019. CIEC provides annual events to present and discuss scientific issues of fertilizer research and encourage international networking between stakeholders in science, industry, and politics.
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CIEC'S 18th World Congress
CIEC'S 18th World Congress re-branded to 50th CIEC International Fertilizer Conference will be held in Linyi, Shandong (P.R. China) on September 4-7, 2024, watch this website for further information, coming soon!
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2018 Shenyang
17th World Fertilizer Congress
2014 Rio
16th World Fertilizer Congress
2010 Bucharest
15th World Fertilizer Congress
2006 Chiang Mai
14th World Fertilizer Congress
Sabbat Year of CIEC
2001 Beijing
12th World Fertilizer Congress
1997 Gent
11th World Fertilizer Congress
1990 Nicosia
10th World Fertilizer Congress
1984 Budapest
9th World Fertilizer Congress
1976 Moscow
8th World Fertilize Congress
1972 Vienna
7th World Fertilizer Congress
1968 Lisbon
6th World Fertilize Congress
1964 Zürich
5th World Fertilize Congress
1961 Opatija (KRV)
4th World Fertilize Congress
1957 Heidelberg
3rd World Fertilize Congress
1951 Rome
2nd World Fertilizer Congress
1938 Rome
1st World Fertilizer Congress
1933 Rome
Foundation of CIEC
Lanzhu JI
President of CIEC
Prof. Dr. Lanzhu Ji, born July 22, 1960 in Liaoning, P.R. China. BA in Forest Protection at the Northeast Forestry University, PhD in Ecology at the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Professor of Ecology and Entomology at the Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS, Head of Shenyang Branch of CAS. Member of the Standing Committee of Liaoning Provincial People's Congress, Chairman of the Ecological Society of Liaoning Province. President of International Scientific Centre for Fertilizers (CIEC) in Shenyang, P.R. China.
Xiaoyu SHI
Deputy-President of CIEC
Xiaoyu Shi, born on August 27, 1987 in Liaoning Province, P.R. China. Hons. B.P. in Planning. MSc in Agronomy. General manager of Liaoning Zhongke Bio-engineering Co.Ltd. Vice President of The International Scientific Centre for Fertilizers (CIEC) in Shenyang, P.R. China.
Honorary-President of CIEC
Prof. Dr. mult. Dr. mult. Ewald Schnug, born September 7, 1954 in Hachenburg, Germany; MSc in plant production, PhD and DSc in plant nutrition, DSc in natural sciences. Honorary doctor of the Romanian Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Honorary President of The International Scientific Centre for Fertilizers (CIEC) in Shenyang, P.R. China. Distinguished Scientist Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Visiting professor at the Institute of Applied Ecology CAS in Shenyang, China. Latest official post: Director of JKI-PB in Braunschweig, Germany and extraordinary Professor at the Technical University in Braunschweig, Germany.
Cristian Ioan D. HERA
Honorary-President of CIEC
Prof. Dr. mult. Cristian Ioan Hera, born December 18, 1933 in Ploiesti, Romania, PhD and DSc in agronomy. Honorary Professor of the Institute for Atomic Energy Applications and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing, China. Latest official posts (until 2018): President of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania. Honorary President of The International Scientific Centre for Fertilizers (CIEC) in Shenyang, P.R. China.