“I would like to extend my gratitude to GPCA for organizing the GPCA Fertilizer Convention. The fertilizer industry is a very important part of the GCC chemical industry, and this is a signi­ficant portion of what GPCA does.”

H.E. Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa,

Minister of Oil,

Kingdom of Bahrain

“My sincere gratitude goes to GPCA for selecting Oman to host this signi­ficant event with the support of Oman India Fertiliser Company (OMIFCO). I would also like to extend my sincere appreciation for the excellent preparation and organization of this large-scale event, which, without a doubt, backs the Sultanate’s drive to host specialized events in all areas and ­elds.”

Eng. Isam bin Saud Al Zadjali,

Former CEO, Oman Oil Company, and

Former Chairman, Oman India Fertiliser Company (OMIFCO)

The GPCA Fertilizer Convention is the best forum to reach out to the leaders of the industry, exchange innovative ideas and seize the opportunity to progress towards the next step in the development of the GCC fertilizer industry. For this reason, it was of great value for me as a speaker and as an attendee.”

Alexandre Benedetti,

Senior Manager,

Corporate Value Associates

“I very much enjoyed participating in the 8th GPCA Fertilizer Convention, and would like to congratulate GPCA for delivering another world class event.”

Khalid Al-Mudaifer,

Former President and CEO,


“The GPCA Fertilizer Convention is the go to place to meet with producers in the Gulf region but increasingly there is more and more international presence at the conference which is fantastic. The quality of the program this year looks extremely diverse and the focus on innovation is both timely and very welcome.”

Charlotte Hebebrand,

Director of Communications and Public Affairs,

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

“I found the conference very interesting and exciting; I really learnt a lot and had an opportunity to meet with people that come from the industry. Muscat is a great place and I very much enjoyed attending.”

John Baffes,

Senior Economist,

World Bank (Development Prospects Group)

“I am extremely pleased that GPCA has selected Muscat to host this event focusing on the challenges facing the fertilizer industry and the need for us to collaborate and network, work harder on research and technologies, and exchange best practices and ideas for the good of this planet.”

H.E. Eng. Salim Al-Aufi,

Minister of Energy and Minerals,


“The conference was very useful to understand the development of the fertilizer industry and the economy of the Gulf region in general. The participants of the conference from other regions have got a unique opportunity to join the local industry leaders in their discussions on the future of the region’s economy.”

Georgy Eliseev,

Principal Analyst – Ammonia,

IHS Markit

“Ma’aden HR were delighted to participate in the 10th edition of the GPCA Fertilizer Convention. The event was very well organized and attended, with ample opportunities to network with HR professionals and business leaders in the region. The agenda was action packed with an impressive array of speakers and subjects, and it thus provided a fantastic learning experience.”

Rene Thumbran,

Director, Leadership Development and Organizational Effectiveness,