Palm Oil Africa



5 Sep 2012
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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with Palm Oil Africa, which will be held on 5 – 6 September, in Accra. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

Top companies Olam, Golden Veroleum & Herakles to share outlook at Palm Oil Africa

Thanks to heavy demand for palm oil, companies have turned towards West Africa, also known as the region's Palm Oil Continent, which has recently acquired foreign investments in the palm oil sector. Between 2009 & 2011 alone, the industry made over $5.9 billion The main regions with investment opportunities for palm oil include Liberia, Gabon, Cameroon, Congo, Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Tanzania, and Mozambique.

This is exactly why Palm Oil Africa, opening in Accra from 05-06 September, is all set to offer Ministerial Addresses and presentations from leading private companies on palm oil development and investment in West Africa. The summit is being held consecutively with RubberPlant Africa on 04-05 September at the same location, as they share a common half-day of sessions on issues concerning both rubber and palm oil development.

Just to name a few, Mr. Doug Hawkins, Partner at Hardman & Co will deliver a talk entitled ”West African Oil Palm: Country Risk v Execution Risk", to give an overall perspective on various investment aspects. Other major industry players slated to share their views at the summit include:

  • Supramaniam R. Ramasamy, Global Head of Plantation , Olam International Limited, Developing Large Scale Sustainable Palm Oil Plantations in Gabon
  • David Rothschild, Director, Golden Veroleum Ltd , Liberia, Sustainable Oil Palm Development - An Operator's Perspective
  • Delilah Rothenberg, Herakles Farms / Herakles Capital, Benefits and Challenges of Palm Oil in Africa - A Grower's Perspective

These presentations and many more talks covering a range of topics are lined-up for the event. Plus, this summit will be the perfect platform to meet and interact with leading industry players, as well as provide the opportunity to firmly establish your corporate presence.

So don't miss out on this 1.5 day event which promises a comprehensive outlook on the opportunities in the African palm oil sector.

REGISTER your team here today

If you have any queries, simply send a reply to this email.

Best Regards,
Hafizah Adam (Ms.)
Palm Oil Africa Summit Team
Centre for Management Technology
DID: +65 6346 9218 | Fax: +65 6345 5928


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