2nd Global Large Scale Farm Forum Explores Options to Maximize Investments, Regional Opportunities & Outlooks

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Interest in global farmland is accelerating, given price volatility in commodities, rising human population and environmental pressures as well as concerns for food security. From Asia to Africa to South America - agricultural activity in global large scale farming is expected to expand and offer high returns. 2nd Global Large Scale Farm Forum in Siem Reap, Cambodia provides insights on key agricultural activities and challenges.

2nd Global Large Scale Farm Forum

The key highlights of the forum will focus on the rising pros­pects in the global agricultural busi­ness, land utilisation and acquisition policies.

Cambodia and other countries with large land tracts, workers and incentives are attracting national and global investors as well as corporate majors to venture into agricultural business. The 2nd Global Large Scale Farm Forum in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 30 November to 1 December 2010 will see major industry players provide their perspectives on agricultural investment, activities and challenges.

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr Chan Sarun, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, The Kingdom of Cambodia, delegates will hear first-hand from his keynote address on the investment prospects in Cambodia.

The 2nd Global Large Scale Farm Forum is set to of­fer participants a comprehensive confer­ence with invaluable insights from a speaker panel of leading international companies. The key highlights of the forum will focus on the rising pros­pects in the global agricultural busi­ness, land utilisation and acquisition policies. In addition, case studies of com­mercial farms and new investment opportunities, crops and seed varieties, as well as relevant cropping and processing technologies will be discussed.

Also built-in to the two day agenda are specific presentations to provide in-depth views on the agricultural investment outlook, via country-focused sessions on Indonesia, Philippines, Ukraine, Africa, South America, New Zealand, and China.

Key speakers contributing at the event include executives from ADB, Ministry of Agriculture - Indonesia, Khon Kaen Sugar Industry PCL, SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services, GMG Global, Mriya Group of Companies, Karuturi Global, Allied Venture, Philippines Agricultural Development & Commercial Corp., Bioenergy Development Co., Sciaroni & Associates, KPMG Cambodia, New Forests Sdn Bhd, Croplife Asia, Bayer CropScience, Dee Implement, Lordswood Farms, Seales Ltd, and Cambodian Investment Board.

The 2nd Global Large Scale Farm Forum is currently open for registrations. One may contact Ms. Grace Oh at +65 6346 9147 for assistance with registration or any other enquiry on this event.

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