2001 Beijing (PRC) 12 World Fertilizer Congress
During the Congress, there were presented 8 key-‐notes lectures, 180 oral papers, 12 sessions and one hundred twenty posters related by the latest findings in the field of fertilizer production, utilization, and influence on soil fertility, crop productivity and environmental impact. At this Congress the concept of sustainable and, in the same time, a performing agriculture has been adopted as a unique viable alternative for economic and social evolution, the only one able to satisfy the needs of the present generations without compromising the capability of future generations to fulfill their own requirements.
An unforgettable event for every participant to the Congress was represented by the visit to the Sino-‐Arab Chemical Fertilizers Company led by the passionate specialist Mr. Wu Si Hai – the President of the International Fertilizer Association. This visit offered a great opportunity to learn about fertilizer industry in China and the agricultural progress achieved due to fertilizer use.