Agri-food Development in the Tropical Region: An Overview of Marketplace Dynamics

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Date and Place

May 29, 2014 at Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University

Description

As the importance of agri-food business grows, the dynamics between innovation, social impact, sustainable supply chain, development strategy and the environment becomes a key consideration. Latin America is known for global food production, and particularly, Brazil is a leading producer and exporter whose agri-food exports reached almost US$100 billion in 2013. GreenTech Exchange in collaboration with Latincouver delivered an ExpoPlaza Latina seminar to explore the agri-food development in the tropical region.

Speakers and moderator

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Agri-Food Development in the Tropical Region: Brazil Deborah Barros Leal Farias, PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia

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Between the Science and the Marketplace: Brazil's Successes, Failures and Opportunities to Organize Agriculture Jeremy Hall, Professor at Simon Fraser University

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Moderator: Nicolas Honorato, Director at Austral Consulting

Topic

Agri-food business

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