2nd annual Ukrainian Agro-Industrial & Food Forum took place on 28th May at the Mainport Hotel in Rotterdam.
An expert speaker line-up included:
- Olga Trofimtseva, Acting Agrarian Minister, who heads up the official delegation and is joined by key officials and experts, including former Minister Oleksiy Pavlenko of the Ukrainian Dutch Joint Business Council, Dmitry Prikhodko of the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organisation;
- Major Ukrainian agribusiness represented by Kateryna Rybachenko of Agro-Region, Dmitry Skornyakov of HarvEast, Anastasiya Sobotyuk of MHP, Mariia Makhnovets of the Ukrainian Organic Cluster and Victor Gladkyy of Astarta-Kyiv;
- Leading IFIs actively financing Ukrainian agribusiness included Felix Potishman of FMO, Elena Voloshina of the IFC and Lesya Kuzmenko of the EBRD;
- Leading Dutch and Flemish investors active in the Ukrainian agrifood sector, such as Cornelis Vrins, Co-Founder of Allseeds Group, Dirk Aleven of Galicia Greenery and Tom van Goey of Granex-Cherkasy.
Over 100 senior agribusiness executives were registered, including representatives of such organisations as: ABN AMRO Bank, Adamant Capital, Agrarian Fund, Agrisim, Ankores-Ukraine, AON, Citibank, CMS Cameron McKenna, Cotecna, Dutch Greenhouse Delta, EBRD, FoodTechLink, FoodVentures, Frisomat, Glencore Agri, Granex-Cherkasy, HollandDoor, ING Bank, Interport, Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature & Food Quality of NL, Navonus, Nofa Lab, Rhenus, Royal AgriFirm Group, RVO, Southberg Holdings, Theeuwes Holding, UK Corn Exchange, Ukrainian Organic Cluster, Ukravit, VanderSet and many more.
The sponsors of the Forum: FMO, MHP, SAP, itelligence and the Agrarian Fund.
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