EastAgri Annual Meeting, Istanbul, October 2010EastAgri Annual Meeting, Istanbul, October 2010


The sixth EastAgri Annual Meeting (AM) took place on 13 & 14 October 2010 at the Sait Halim Pasa Mansion in Istanbul. EastAgri annual meetings are unique occasions for institutions working in transition countries to find forward-looking options to foster agricultural investment in the region, individually and in partnership with other EastAgri members. The five round tables of the 2010 EastAgri annual meeting focused on the following topics: Roundtable 1: Investment funds in agriculture. Recent experiences and future potential in the EastAgri region Roundtable 2: From farm to fork: exploring investment opportunities in Turkey's agriculture Roundtable 3: Can agricultural investment co-exist with climate change policies? Roundtable 4: Investing across borders: the way forward for agricultural and rural development in the Western Balkans? Round table 5: Farm mechanization: A new challenge for agriculture in low and middle-income countries of Europe and Central Asia
I) Workshop Documentation
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Agenda download
EastAgri 2010 Annual Meeting Photo Slideshow download
List of Participants download
Logisitcs note download
Press Release - The world's next breadbasket view
Speakers and moderators' biographies download
III) RT1 - Investment Funds in Agriculture
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EBRD portfolio of private equity funds in CEE and CIS -A.Hutton, EBRD download
FAO - Agricultural Investment Funds for Developing Funds, C. Miller download
Fund Investments in Food and Agribusiness - recent trends in ECA- I. Luyt download
IFC: Experience in Agricultural Funds download
Rabofarm: Investing in a Fertile Future download
RT outline download
SEAF: Agribusiness Overview download
IV) RT2 - From farm to fork: exploring investment opportunities in Turkey’s agriculture
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AtaInvest: Exploring Investment Opportunities in Turkey's Agri-Food Sector download
CP Group - Raw material outlook in Turkey download
From Farm to Fork, O. Albak download
Garanti - Agricultural Banking and Issues for SMEs in Rural Areas download
Investment Encouragement Program - New Framework, S. Deniz download
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Turkey download
RT2 outline download
SETBIR: Food Processing Industry Situation and Promotion of Agribusiness download
Speakers' profiles download
Ziraat Bank download
V) RT3 - Can agricultural investment co-exist with climate change policies?
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RT outline download
Adaptation - Managing the unavoidable, A.Iglesias download
EPA- Model of public private collaboration,K. Roos download
EU- Policies addressing agriculture and CC in the EU, N.Sivenas download
FAO - Agricultural Investment in a time of climate change, C.Gregorio download
IRD-Soil carbon sequestration, M. Bernoux download
OECD- Green growth and climate change, H.Huang download
RT3 Conclusions download
WB- Agriculture and Climate Change-challenges and opportunities, M. Carroll download
VI) RT 4 - Investing across borders, Western Balkans
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Area based approach and role of economic diversification, G. Louwagie download
Bringing finance to rural people- Macedonia case, E. Dimovska download
FAO REU - Introduction, R. Eberlin download
Finance to rural people, full document download
Main points covered download
Risk or opportunity? Agrokor, L. Puljic download
RT 4 Conclusions download
RT outline download
Trade in border areas, M. Bozic download
VII) RT 5 - Farm mechanization, a new challenge for agriculture
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Farm mechanization - outline, G. Christensen download
National policies to support mechanization, Serova and Prikhodko, FAO download
Rt outline download
WB - FAO report download
WB - FAO report download
II) Plenary session
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Chat-Show - Main lessons of Transition, C. Csaki download
Releasing the Agricultural Potential of the EastAgri Region: J. Swinnen download
RT 2 outline - Agribusiness opportunities in Turkey, S. Abdysheva download
RT3 outline - Climate Change and agricultural minvestments, M. Carroll download
RT4 outlineInvestments across borders,WB countries, K. Mortensen download
Update on EastAgri activities download

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