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Ben joined CRU in September 2014 and has overall responsibility for Fertilizer Week.  

He manages the Fertilizer Week team, while also providing contributions across the nutrients himself.

Ben previously worked on LNG broking and on energy markets for Bloomberg News for five years. He was a price assessor and reporter for Heren Energy for two years, covering European gas markets along with Russian and Central Asian gas. Ben has also worked at the BBC, ITV and polling organisation YouGov.

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Fertilizer price transparency crucial to Africa’s future growth

Even as food crises bedevil Africa from Nigeria to Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya and Somalia, many see the continent as a future agricultural giant with a growing role as...

By Ben Farey 10 May 2017