Virtual Roundtable on Micronutrient Fertilizers for Food and Nutrition Security


An emerging concern in India is widespread micronutrient deficiency in soils and crops. Most soils globally are witnessing multi-micronutrient deficiencies, dominated by zinc (Zn) and boron (B). This adversely impacts yield and quality of crops. Agriculture experts in India recognize the importance of agronomic bi-fortification This virtual event is coordinated by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with International Zinc Association (IZA) and U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto.

Sessions will focus on:
  • Micronutrient fertilizer policy
  • New innovations in micornutrient fertilizers
  • Domestic and international best practice panel discussion
March 5, 2021
2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (IST)

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Event Experts

U.S. Borax boron experts attending the conference.

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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