“A potash solution for Brazil’s Growing Potash Problem”
About Us

The Company was founded in 2005, when a team of experienced Brazilians led by President and CEO, Cristiano Veloso, assembled a grassroots exploration portfolio. In 2006, the Company, then known as Amazon Mining Holding Plc, was incorporated in England and Wales. A closer look at the potash-rich rock in the Cerrado region of Minas Gerais re-opened long abandoned discussions of developing the revolutionary new ThermoPotash ("TK") fertilizer to meet the needs of Brazil's growing agricultural sector. The Company evaluated a number of mineral projects between 2005 and 2008, until formally focusing its efforts on fertilizer in 2008. The Cerrado Verde Potash Project was announced and support for the bold new direction was evidenced by a steadily increasing share price throughout 2009 and 2010. Alongside the development of TK, the Company evaluated routes to produce a conventional fertilizer product, potassium chloride ("KCl") from its potash-rich deposit. In 2011, with the help of an engineering consortium, the Company successfully produced KCl, validated its production flow sheet in its pilot plant's rotary kiln and commissioned SRK to complete a Preliminary Economic Assessment (finalized early 2012). In 2011, the Company was renamed Verde Potash to reflect its commitment to fertilizer and in early 2014, the Company filed an NI 43-101 compliant technical report for the production of TK. As the Company continues to evaluate the potential of its land holdings for fertilizer opportunities, Verde remains focused on developing the Cerrado Verde Potash Potash project through production.

2005

1st Quarter:     Founded by experienced & successful Brazilian team
4th Quarter:     Assembled grassroots gold exploration portfolio

2006

2nd Quarter:    Amazon was incorporated in England and Wales
4th Quarter:    Preliminary Exploration and NI 43-101 Report

2007

2nd Quarter:   Pre-IPO Private Placement (C$0.75 for C$1.5M)
4th Quarter:    IPO on TSX.V, Canada (C$1.20 for C$16M)

2008

2nd Quarter:    Gold Exploration Results
3rd Quarter:    Management Restructuring and Cost Reduction
4th Quarter:    Cerrado Verde Potash Project Announcement

2009

2nd Quarter:   CETEM agreement and Minas Gerais Endorsement

                     Board of Directors Transition to reflect fertilizer and Brazil focus

3rd Quarter:    Development Partner agreements for agronomic tests with Arcelor and Agrifirma
4th Quarter:    Pilot plant testing begins at Phoster

                     Amazon Drills 45m of 11.8% K2O from surface

2010

1st Quarter:    First Drill Program completed - 3,000m by 350m Enriched Potash Zone 

                      Initial NI 43-101 Inferred Resource - 105 Mt, grading 10.3% at 7.5% cut-off

                      Development Partner agreement for agronomic tests with Sekita Agronegocios

2nd Quarter:    Amazon appoints new VP of Operations
3rd Quarter:    Amazon releases favourable nutrient availability test results
4th Quarter:    Natural gas discovery near the Cerrado Verde Potash project

                      Amazon appoints engineering and marketing executives

                      Agronomic tests demonstrate limestone replacement and slow release properties

                      Amazon receives a Preliminary Economic Assessment and an independent Marketing Study

                      Amazon discovers phosphate at the Cerrado Verde potash project

                      Amazon files patent application for production of KCl and SOP from potassium rock

                      Amazon closes C$14.5M private placement financing

2011

1st Quarter:     Amazon initiates drill campaign to explore phosphate and expand potash resource
2nd Quarter:    Amazon signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Brazilian state government

                      Company changes its name to Verde Potash Plc

                      Verde increases drilled potash surface area by 2200% at Cerrado Verde

                      Verde reports TK's stronger results than KCl in product efficacy tests

                      Verde discovers high grade limestone deposit near Cerrado Verde

3rd Quarter:    Verde upgrades potash resource estimate: 74Mt indicated (9.22%); 1.07Bt inferred (9.37%)

                      Initial resource estimate for Calcario Limestone - 89Mt indicated, 180Mt inferred (54.7%)

4th Quarter:     Verde successfully produces conventional potash, KCl from its potash resources

                      Verde appoints Pedro Ladeira as Chief Operating Officer

2012

1st Quarter:     Verde expands inferred resource estimate for Cerrado Verde: 2.68Bt (8.8%)

                      Verde receives a Preliminary Economic Assessment for the production of KCl

                      Verde completes a C$28.7M bought deal public offering for 4,457,364 Ordinary Shares
                     
2nd Quarter:    Verde graduates to the Toronto Stock Exchange
3rd Quarter:    Verde appoints Mr. Rubens Mendonça as VP Mining and Dr. Patricia Radino-Rouse as
                      VP Engineering

      Verde hires new CFO, Mr. Milson Mundim, to lead structured finance efforts

4th Quarter:     Verde appoints Jaret Anderson as the Company's new VP Corporate Development

      Verde announces the completion of their 2012 Cerrado Verde drilling campaign

2013

1st Quarter:     Verde applied for a "licença prévia" (or "LP") for the Cerrado Verde project and 
      engaged in negotiations with a number of potential counterparties regarding an off-take agreement

2nd Quarter:     Verde makes considerable progress with regards to engineering of the Cerrado Verde KCl process;
                       performance guarantees secured

       Verde appoints Mr. Leonardo Moretzsohn as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Fernando Coura as
                       a Director of the Board

       Verde's final exploration report approved for Cerrado Verde mineral tenements

3rd Quarter:      Verde strengthens its management team with the addition of Mr. Antonio Schettino as COO

           Verde announces new strategic plan to advance the Cerrado Verde Potash Project;
        ThermoPotash production in Phase 1

        EPAMIG and Verde Potash demonstrate the benefits of TK for coffee crops
 
        Verde selected to advance in Inova Agro funding process

4th Quarter:      ThermoPotash approved for use on organic crops by IBD certification
                                                                                                                                                                    ​

                                                                                                                                                              

2014

1st Quarter
   Verde appoint Mr. Alysson Paulinelli to the Board of Directors

       Verde is selected to obtain financing from Inova Agro

       Measured and indicated resource estimate increases to 1.47 billion tonnes at 9.2% K2O

2nd Quarter:    Verde releases results of the ThermoPotash PFS confirming low capex and robust economics

       Inova Agro appoints BNDES to structure Verde's funding plan

2013

2013
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