Risks in Agriculture: Emerging Markets 2013 Summit (RIAEM 2013 Summit)

Organization: IRN

Venue: Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel

Location: Accra, Accra, Ghana

Event Date/Time: Nov 26, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT -1:00 hours) End Date/Time: Nov 27, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (GMT -1:00 hours)
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Description

The Risks in Agriculture: Emerging Markets 2013 Summit is specifically designed for producers, plantation owners, commodity trading houses, transportation companies, manufacturers and West-African governmental officials. www.risksinagriculture.com

It will facilitate discussions and debate around Risk Management in Agriculture. From the plantation risk, to the currency and interest rates risk, geopolitical risk and supply chain risk, we will thoroughly examine best practices and specific regional case studies presented by senior-level risk management professionals and agriculture experts from the major plantation and trading companies globally, that will help all the players involved in the supply chain assess where there is room for improvement and where value can be added.

Confirmed Government Officials include:

  • Hon. Clement Kofi Humado, Minister, Ministry of Food & Agriculture of Ghana
  • Hon. Dr. J. Sam Sesay, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security & Forestry of Sierra Leone
  • Dr. Brédoumy Soumaïla Traoré Kouassi, Director General of Productions and Food Security, Ministry of Agriculture, Ivory Coast
  • Moussa Kaboré, Secretary General, Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security of Burkina Faso
  • Peter Aikpokpodion, Senior Scientist & Cocoa Value Chain Manager – Agricultural Transformation Agenda, Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Nigeria

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Julie Greene, Business Head for Cotton, Olam International
  • Rahul Gopinath Nair, Head of Africa, Armajaro
  • Michiel Hendriksz, Director of Sustainability, ADM Cocoa
  • Joseph Desiré Biley, CEO, Tropical Rubber Côte d’Ivoire, and Chairman of the Board, Fonds du Développement de l’Hévéa (FDH – Fund for Rubber Tree Development, Ivory Coast)
  • Dr. N V Krishna Prasad, Head of Agronomy – Cotton (Africa), Olam Ivoire
  • Robert Dovlo, West Africa CEO, Louis Dreyfus Commodities
  • Lionel Barre, Managing Director, Ghana Rubber Estates
  • Pierre Bois d’Enghien, Head of Sustainability, Socfinco

                       ...and many more

To find out more, contact: Jessica Jonah T: +44 (0) 207 490 4332 E: JessicaJ@irn-international.com

Venue

PMB CT 343, Cantonments Ridge
Accra
Accra
Ghana
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Organizations

IRN
10-18 Vestry Street
London
N1 7RE
United Kingdom

Conference Speakers

Governmental Officials

  • Hon. Clement Kofi Humado, Minister, Ministry of Food & Agriculture of Ghana
  • Hon. Dr. J. Sam Sesay, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security & Forestry of Sierra Leone
  • Dr. Brédoumy Soumaïla Traoré Kouassi, Director General of Productions and Food Security, Ministry of Agriculture, Ivory Coast
  • Moussa Kaboré, Secretary General, Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security of Burkina Faso
  • Peter Aikpokpodion, Senior Scientist & Cocoa Value Chain Manager – Agricultural Transformation Agenda, Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Nigeria

Our Expert Speaker Panel

  • Julie Greene, Business Head for Cotton, Olam International
  • Arouna Lawani, First VP, Chamber of Agriculture, Bénin
  • Pierre Brunache Jr., West Africa Regional Director, African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP)
  • Rahul Gopinath Nair, Head of Africa, Armajaro
  • Olaf Kula, West Africa Program Manager, ACDI/VOCA
  • Michiel Hendriksz, Director of Sustainability, ADM Cocoa
  • Joseph Desiré Biley, CEO, Tropical Rubber Côte d’Ivoire, and Chairman of the Board, Fonds du Développement de l’Hévéa (FDH Fund for Rubber Tree Development, Ivory Coast)
  • Dr. N V Krishna Prasad, Head of Agronomy – Cotton (Africa), Olam Ivoire
  • André Yao, Director, Agripolis
  • Robert Dovlo, West Africa CEO, Louis Dreyfus Commodities
  • Lionel Barre, Managing Director, Ghana Rubber Estates Limited
  • Pierre Bois d’Enghien, Head of Sustainability, Socnco
  • Jude C. Uzonwanne, Director of Implementation, NIRSAL (Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending)
  • Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, Resident Representative, African Development Bank
  • Xavier Muron, Senior Investment Ocer, Agence Française de Développement
  • Godfrey Mwindaare, West Africa Director, Acumen West Africa

Exhibits included

- Crop insurers - Logistics insurers - Banks - Transportation companies - Risk management consultancies (market and commodity) - Supply chain service providers - Fertilizers supplier - Pesticides supplier - Agri-Technology supplier - Consultants in agronomy  

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