On December 5, 2017 in Cairo, there was held International Agricultural Investment Forum “Promoting Sustainable Investment in Egypt’s Food Security”. More than 200 high-level participants, including policy-makers, ministers, CEOs of leading companies in Egypt and abroad, and senior managers from major International Financial Institutions attended the forum. The event was co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the World Bank. Ambassador of Ukraine H.Latii also took part in the event.
A number of experts and entrepreneurs from Ukraine, in particular, D.Prikhodko (economist, FAO investment center), Hero of Ukraine, President of the company “Nibulon” O.A. Vadaturskyy, representative of the company “Nibulon” D. Furda, president of Ukrainian Grain Association M.Gorbachev and consultant Y.Shatochin acted in the capacity of moderators and speakers at the forum.
The Forum was a unique occasion for the private and public sectors to share lessons learned and best practices, identify investment priorities and coordinate activities in strategic areas.
In addition, companies had the opportunity to discuss prospects of cooperation with their partners and representatives of the Egyptian government.
On the margins of the forum, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the Ukrainian company “Nibulon” and FAO.