2016 Agribusiness review

2016 Agribusiness review

SA
Mar 4
CEDA's welcomes two international agriculture thought leaders, joining Professor Kym Anderson AC providing insight on the current trends in global and regional trade and investment.

Speakers

Professor Kym Anderson, Professor of Economics, The University of Adelaide
Dr Joe Glauber, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC
Dr Tassos Haniotis, Director, Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG Agriculture), European Commission, Brussels
Catherine Sayer, CEO, Food SA

Event overview

Join CEDA as we provide an international perspective on the opportunities and challenges this sector faces and how the rest of the world see our agriculture potential.  CEDA welcomes two international agriculture thought-leaders, joining with Professor Kym Anderson AC and Catherine Sayer, Food SA CEO to provide rare insights into the current trends in global and regional trade and investment.

The event, supported by the European Union Centre for Global Affairs at the University of Adelaide, will provide a rare understanding from both the US and Europe on all matters relating to agriculture trade and investment.

As a State we have long recognised this great agriculture opportunity and it is not by change that the Premium Food and Wine produced in our Clean Environment and exported to the world is one of the State's Economic Priorities - a priority which aims to secure South Australia's position as a producer of premium food and wine from our clean water, air and soil.  Join CEDA as we provide an international perspective on the opportunities and challenges this sector faces and how the rest of the world sees our agriculture potential.

Meet the speakers

Professor Kym Anderson
Professor of Economics, The University of Adelaide

Kym Anderson is Professor of Economics at the University of Adelaide. He has worked with both the GATT (now WTO) in Geneva and the World Bank in Washington, D.C., as Lead Economist (Trade Policy). He has published more than 350 articles and 35 books which have received awards from each of the Australian, European and American Agricultural and Applied Economics Associations. He was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in 2015.

Dr Joe Glauber
Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC

Dr Glauber has recently joined IFPRI after 7 years as Chief Economist in the US Department of Agriculture, from which position he was Chair of the G20 Agricultural Market Information System/Rapid Response Forum and the Board of Directors of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. He was previously the chief US agricultural negotiator in the WTO Doha Round and before that a Senior Staff Economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.

Dr Tassos Haniotis
Director, Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG Agriculture), European Commission, Brussels

Dr Haniotis leads the Directorate for “Economic Analysis, Perspectives and Evaluations; Communication” in DG Agriculture in Brussels. He has held many key positions including as Deputy Head of the Cabinet of former European Commissioner for Agriculture, Franz Fischler, where he was closely involved in the 2003 reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy and negotiations on agriculture in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). He has served in the European Commission’s Delegation in the United States.

Catherine Sayer
CEO, Food SA

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