Durum Wheat is a niche market within the grain family, experiencing often strong price volatility due to production concentration in two main areas, North America and Mediterranean basin.
Durum Wheat prices have been steadily rising through the last two market years and the covid pandemic added as one more variable on the end product demand side.
Areté has a strong expertise in the Durum Wheat market having worked with the Italian top players in the pasta industry since 2007.
South Asia is a uniquely placed geo-strategic unit that can benefit greatly from improvement to inter and intra connectivity on logistics and supply chain management. In order to do that, there is greater focus needed on understanding the components of trade facilitation and finance that impact the improvement in the region’s trading relationship.
This panel discussion, primarily focused on Bangladesh and India, will be to better South Asia’s policy and infrastructure readiness on trade facilitation and what key elements of the value chain that need to be addressed to enhance trade competitiveness and connectivity in the region, with a special focus on agriculture, food and food security. The discuss may narrow in on impact of enhanced trade facilitation on regional and global competitiveness for the region, technology and digitization incorporation in system, what kind of innovations can drive better agriculture value chain improvements, short-medium-long term goals that can impact enhanced trade facilitation in the region.
Jesus Silveyra is a former Under Secretary of Agricultural Market of Argentina and ex chair of AMIS (2018/2019), he is an acute observer of the global market development. The discussion will focus on the recent trade policy development in the main exporters countries of grains and oilseeds, their potential impact on the domestic economies and the role of trade in the global food system. It will be an open discussion.
Today glyphosate plays a pivotal role in the global grain trade. How does the outcome of the ongoing EU regulatory process for its re-approval is seen by the industry and sector's course in the upcoming years? Testimonials and considerations in an open exchange.
Carbon Farming/regenerative agriculture involves implementing practices that are known to improve the rate at which CO2 is removed from the atmosphere and converted to plant material and/or soil organic matter. It is broadly considered as the main contribution from the supply side to mitigate climate change. The side event will address the main challenges and pathway for the supply chain to develop that approach.
With rice consumption anticipated to show strong growth in the region over the coming decades, increasing domestic production and limit reliance on imports is a key policy goal for many African governments. Consequently, an opportunity exists for businesses to engage in this quickly developing sector. Based on the study to develop a Continental Investment Plan for Rice Self-Sufficiency in Africa (Ciprissa) developed by AfricaRice, several policy areas requiring attention have been suggested, such as ways to develop rice sector financing, opportunities, a Public-Private Producer Partnership, investments in infrastructures and institutions, as well as the development of contract farming and supply chain relationships.
Understanding the link between weather information and Supply and Demand in major grains is essential to have a smart understanding of grains and oilseeds markets.
Aura Commodities Ltd provide a powerful data visualisation platform on key market information: Aura weather signals, Aura yield/production forecast, Supply & demand Data, Agro-Meteorological data and offers the opportunity to speak directly with Meteorologists.
IGC and Aura Commodities Ltd started a partnership in 2021 to share experiences and analyses to improve the interpretation of weather events on crop production.
Join the side event to discuss with Aura Commodities the benefit of the powerful of data on weather and market forecast.
ePhyto is short for “electronic phytosanitary certificate”. An ePhyto is the electronic equivalent of a phytosanitary certificate in XML format. It represents a trade facilitation tools and a implication of the administrative procedure for many countries. Africa region would need more trade tools
Seed is the foundation for agriculture and food production and its global movement. The international operations are increasingly challenging from seed import requirements to certification systems which are not always multilaterally aligned or in agreement with international agreements and standards.
The compound feed industry is very active at global in the field of sustainability and mitigation measures to climate change & responsible sourcing of feed ingredients. Across the world compound associations are developing programs and tools to support their members and also their clients to optimse the use of the feedstock as well as their origination in order to reduce environmental impacts. the EU and US compound industry developed a regular dialogue and effective cooperation on this topic. Both sides of the Atlantic will present their respective initiatives and viewpoints in the context of the evolving US/EU trade consultations.