Third Party Event

26 Nov 2013

Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with the Risks in Agriculture: Emerging Markets 2013 Summit which will be held on 26-27 November, in Ghana. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

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.

For more information

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, Côte d’Ivoire
  • 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, Côte d’Ivoire)
  • 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