A Business Conference from

 

 
 
annual business forum
on AgriBusiness
Opportunities in Romania

May 11, 2011

Radisson Blu Hotel
Bucharest, Romania

 
 
 

FORUM PROGRAM - Wednesday, 11May, 2011

9:00 am Arrival of the participants, registration

9:30 am ROMANIA'S AGRICULTURE WITHIN THE EUROPEAN CONTEXT AND SPECIFIC OVERVIEW OF ROMANIA'S AGRICULTURE
  • Ms. Daniela Giurca - Director General Directia generala politici in sectorul vegetal, Ministry of Agriculture
• Mr. Pekka PESONEN - Secretary General, COPA-COGECA Brussels - Prospects for Romanian agriculture in the CAP
• Mr. Viorel Matei - President, FNPAR
• Mr. Nicolae Sterghiu - Director General Adjunct, APIA - the Agriculture and Payments Intervention Agency

11:00 am Coffee Break

11:15 am ROMANIA'S INVESTMENT POTENTIAL FOR AGRIBUSINESS
  Chaired by: Mr. Bryan Jardine – Partner, Wolf Theiss and Ms. Dana Bucur, agribusiness consultant Romani
Which are the main advantages of investing in Romania’s agriculture?
Where is Romania in comparison with the neighboring countries?
Legislative issues and local investment specifics
Forecasts for the next years in the development of Romanian agriculture, including large farms expansion plans, and new entrants to the market.
• Mr. Chavdar Dochev - Operations Director Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova - Pioneer Hi-Bred
• Mr. Yves Picquet - President of AIPROM/Director Bayercropscience Romania
• Mr. Vasile Iosif - General Director - DuPont Romania
• Mr. Ciprian Glodeanu - Senior Associate, Head of Real Estate and Energy departments - Wolf Theiss
• Mr. Martin Schuldt - General Manager - Cargill Agricultura

1:00 pm Lunch Break

2:00 pm TRENDS IN ROMANIAN AGRICULTURE
New intensive crop models for better yields on the farms
  Chaired by: Mr. Jonathan Ramsay - PA Lead for Europe and Africa - What is the contribution of seed companies on crop intensification
• Mr. Lucian Buzdugan - General Manager "Insula mare a Brailei" - Increasing profitability at farm level
• Mr. Nicolae Sitaru - president of LAPAR - The role of industry and professional association in implementing new intensive crop models
• Mr. Nicolae Hristea - president of Agrobiotechrom - What is the current trend in Romanian intensive agriculture Efficiency of Romanian farms. How can we improve it?

3:15 pm Coffee Break

3:30 pm FINANCING THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR IN ROMANIA
  Threats and opportunities in financing agricultural projects in Romania
What do local banks expect when financing agricultural projects?
Local financing strategies and raising working capital.
• Ms. Georgiana Preda - Director Coordonare, Monitorizare si Implementare a PNDR, Ministerul Agriculturii - Facilitating the access to the financing grants offered by FNGCIMM; special programs developed together with the Ministry of Agriculture
• Ms. Sabina Manolescu - Director Adjunct al Directiei Garantare si Plati - FNGCIMM SA IFN
• Ms. Ileana Bratu - Director - The Rural Credit Guarantee Fund - NFI SA
• Ms. Crymhylde Galos - Senior Relationship Manager - Departamentul Programe Europene - Banca Transilvania
4:30 pm Closing comments
   
   

 

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