Global Forum 2017

The Global Forum is one of the highlights of the annual agri benchmark Cash Crop Conference, which in 2017 takes place in Berlin, Germany from June 11 - 15th, 2017.

The managing headquarter of the agri benchmark Network at the Thünen Institute in Braunschweig, Germany, was very happy to welcome agricultural experts and journalist in Berlin to get to know the agri benchmark Cash Crop Network and its expertise in agriculture. 

The event´s programme comprised contributions of international and local experts focusing on ag trade questions. 

Agenda Global Forum 2017

Wednesday, June 14 Challenges for German Crop Production in a Globalized World
13:45 - 14:00 agri benchmark -let´s grow together
Dr. Yelto Zimmer, Managing Director agri benchmark, Germany
14:00 - 14:45 Global agricultural trade - the German perspective
State secretary Dr. H. O. Aeikens, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Germany
14:45 - 15:30 Challenges and opportunities for the sugar production in Southern African countries
Samuel Balieiro, agri benchmark Cash Crop, Germany/Brazil
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:45 Russian wheat production - competitiveness and perspectives
Dr. Dmitri Rylko, CEO Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR), Russia
Dr. Yelto Zimmer, Managing Director agri benchmark, Germany
16:45 - 18:00 Challenges for EU crop production and how they may shape future production systems - case study Germany
Dr. Thomas de Witte, agri benchmark Cash Crop, Germany
Comments from agri benchmark partners from Denmark, UK and France
18:15   Reception and Snacks

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