|Venue:||Royal Garden Hotel London|
|Country:||London, United Kingdom|
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|Categories:||Agriculture & Forestry|
Future Farm World Europe will be organizing to develop the business deals and relationships. The conference will be uniting the leading global agriculture and farming companies. This upcoming conference will be focusing on the How can inputs make a real difference to your farming business, What are the existing and emerging risks in agriculture, and how can these be addressed, Innovation in action case studies: What are leading farming companies doing right now to increase yields and maintain sustainable farming methods, What is the outlook for key crop types and many more. Dr Thomas Berger, Dr Claudiu Covrig, Mr Jerry Davis are the speakers who will clear the doubts and answer your queries. Future Farm World Europe will offer the studies related to the business models, use of new farming practices, or use of new technologies.Contact Organizer
Summary : Started with the keynote sessions delivered by the speakers on the Shaping the future of agriculture, Climate change and biodiversity 2050 etc.
09:00 AM - 09:10 AM
Chairmans opening remarks
09:10 AM - 09:40 AM
Keynote address: Shaping the future of agriculture can demand be met, and what partnerships and linkages are needed to ensure future food security?
Mr Carl L. Hausmann, Managing Director, Bunge
09:40 AM - 10:15 AM
Keynote address: Can the agriculture sector in the UK and Western Europe remain viable in a changing global environment?
Mr James Paice, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, UK Government
10:15 AM - 10:50 AM
Climate change and biodiversity 2050: how will climate change and efforts to protect biodiversity redraw the map in terms of agricultural productivity and output over the next decades?
Dr Pavan Sukhdev, Chairperson of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Biodiversity, United Nations Environment Programme
11:50 AM - 12:25 PM
How will challenges such as water scarcity and increasing costs of production affect the viability and return profile of agricultural production?
Mr Wayne Jones, Division Head, Agri-food Trade & Markets, OECD
12:25 PM - 13:00 PM
Panel discussion: what impact will increased biofuel use have on food and feed prices and does biofuel crop production present a significant investment opportunity itself?
Mr Richard Morgan, CEO, Sun Biofuels
14:00 PM - 14:30 PM
What are the key properties of agriculture as an asset class and what are the risks and rewards of investing?
14:30 PM - 15:15 PM
Panel discussion: how convincing is the case for including agri-focused allocations as part of a wider portfolio, and should you be investing?
Mr Alexandre Galliard, Senior Private Banker, Bank Of China Suisse
15:45 PM - 16:05 PM
Private equity - Investing in different points of the agriculture value chain: where can investors capture the best returns?
Dexter Paine, Founding Partner, Paine & Partners
16:05 PM - 16:25 PM
Listed equity - Successfully navigating agricultural equity markets: how should you be investing and where do the best opportunities exist?
16:25 PM - 16:40 PM
FARMLAND & PRODUCTION What are the attributes of farmland & production investments, and what can it offer to the institutional and private investor?
Mr Jerry Davis, Employees Retirement System, City of New Orleans, City of New Orleans Employees Retirement System
16:40 PM - 17:00 PM
Commodity futures Accessing agriculture through futures contracts: what is the investment profile of commodity futures?
Mr Jason Lejonvarn, Commodity Strategist, Hermes
17:00 PM - 17:40 PM
Head to head debate: Which access methods will deliver the best value for investors and why?
Mr Philipp C. Saumweber, Managing Director, Saumweber Holdings
17:40 PM - 18:00 PM
Chairmans closing remarks
Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum
Start Date: 11-JUL-13 End Date: 11-JUL-13
Venue: Central London,
Country: London, United Kingdom
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