Global Conference on Nutrient Management:

1st Global TraPs World Conference (main Contributions)

Conference Opening

Overview of Conference Goals
Slides of the presentation of Roland Scholz
Slides of the presentation of Amit Roy
Roland Scholz, Fraunhofer IWKS, Germany; Anjan Datta, UNEP, Kenya; Amit Roy, IFDC, USA; Fusuo Zhang, China Agricultural University (CAU), China

Keynote I
Sustainable Nutrients for Global Food Security.
Klaus Töpfer, Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Germany

Development of the Chinese Phosphate Industry
Xuefeng Xiu, Executive Vice Chairman, China Phosphate Industry Association

Plenary I: Setting the Scene from a Science Perspective
Co-Chairs: Anjan Datta, GPNM/UNEP, Kenya; and Prof. Jianbo Shen, CAU, China

Sustainable Nutrient Management
Key to Ensuring Food Security, Human Well-Being and Green Growth. Oene Oenema, University of Wageningen, Netherlands

The Phosphorus Challenge
Managing a Resource with Complex Patterns. Roland Scholz, Fraunhofer IWKS, Germany

The Ocean A Sink for Excess Nutrients
Cy Jones, World Resources Institute, USA

Phosphate Policy Issues from the Industry’s Perspective
Patrick Heffer, International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA), France

Plenary II: Addressing the Challenges: Series of Perspectives from Scientists, Industry, Farmers Organizations and NGOs Highlighting Critical Questions
Co-Chairs: Jan Willem Erisman, Louis Bolk Institute, Netherlands; and Christian Nolte, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy

Block 1

Nutrient Use Efficiency – Potentials and Limitations
Gerard Velthof, University of Wageningen, Netherlands

Manure: A Pillar of Soil Fertility. Match or Mismatch?
Tom Sims, University of Delaware, USA

Agricultural Use of Manure and Biogas Effluent from Industrial-Scale Animal Operations – The Chinese Experience
Marco Roelcke, Senior Lecturer, University of Braunschweig, Germany

Farming Constraints in China
Hongyan Zhang, CAU, China

Block 2

Effect of Climate Change on Agriculture
Jan Willem Erisman, Louis Bolk Institute, Netherlands

Commercial Farming in Tropical Agriculture
Terry Roberts, International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), USA

Integrated Fertilization from a Smallholder Farmer View: Constraints and Potential of Different African Farmers
Cargele Masso, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Kenya

India’s Smallholder Farmers’ Needs with Respect to Fertilizers
Krishnan Vijoo, All India Kisan Sabha (Indian Smallholder Farmers Association), India
This presentation was held without slides

Plenary III: Summary and Outcomes from MLS and DS of June 18 (Global TraPs Pre-Conference Day)

Spotlights and Orientations from the MLS and DS (Transdisciplinarity in Action) Day, Plenary Discussion
Ulli Vilsmaier, Leuphana University, Germany; and Amit Roy, IFDC, USA

Plenary IV: Experts and Stakeholders’ Views on Policy Options

Co-Chairs: Daniel Lang, Leuphana University, Germany; and Patrick Heffer, IFA, France

Ways of Utilizing Science Knowledge: Transdisciplinarity vs. “Truth to Power.”
Hideaki Shiroyama, Tokyo University, Japan

Phosphorus and Nitrogen Management from an Environmental Perspective. A Greenpeace Perspective
Reyes Tirado, Greenpeace, United Kingdom

Means and Policy for Securing Supply Security
Friedrich Wellmer, formerly BGR, Germany; and David Vaccari, Stevens Institute, USA

Innovations and Actions to Improve Efficiencies and Prevent Pollution in Fertilizer Production
Vaughn Astley, Dr. Phosphate, USA

The Promotion Council of Phosphorus Recycling of Japan – Motivation and Prospects
Hisao Ohtake, University of Osaka, Japan

How Does a Whole Swiss Canton Manage to Go for Maximal Phosphorus Recycling from Sewage?
For this version there is a Chinese version:
How Does a Whole Swiss Canton Manage to Go for Maximal Phosphorus Recycling from Sewage?
Leo Morf, Canton Zurich, Switzerland

Trade and Finance as Crosscutting Issues of the Fertilizer Market
Olaf Weber, University of Waterloo, Canada; and Gerald Steiner, Harvard University, USA

Plenary V: Approaching Policy Orientations for Sustainable Nutrient Use

Co-Chairs: Amit Roy, IFDC, USA; and Roland Scholz, Fraunhofer IWKS, Germany

Selected Panel Presentations:

Panel 1: What Issues Require Policy Options?
Yang Baoheng, KEYTRADE, China; Lennie Borjas-Santos, Laguna Lake Development Authority, Philippines; Michael Mew, CRU-Fertecon, United Kingdom; Christian Nolte, FAO, Italy; David Nyameino, Kenya Cereal Growers Association, Kenya; Armin Reller, Fraunhofer IWKS, Germany; and Reyes Tirado, Greenpeace, United Kingdom

Panel 2: What Policy Options Are Recommended to Address Identified Issues?
Greg Crosby, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA; Anjan Datta, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya;
Xiangzhao Gao, Chinese Ministry of Agriculture, China; Patrick Heffer, IFA, France; Klaus Töpfer, IASS, Germany; Arnoud Passenier, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Netherlands