The Council of the International Fertiliser Society (IFS) awarded the 2015 Francis New Memorial Medal to Dr. Amit Roy, president and CEO of the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC). The Medal acknowledges outstanding contributions to the fertilizer community. Roy delivered the Francis New Memorial Lecture during the IFS Technical Conference on June 23 in London.

The summary of his lecture, “Global Fertilizer Industry: Transitioning from Volume to Value,” was originally published in the July/August 2015 issue of Fertilizer International.