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"Private equity perspective on agriculture investment presents a most challenging theme given that primary agriculture still remains better suited to patient capital."

South Africa based Business Development Director Alan Witherden to sit on panel discussion at African Agri Investment Indaba, 27-28th November, Cape Town

27 Nov 2018

Along with three other panellists drawn from the fund and agribusiness industries, Alan Witherden, Ocorian Business Development Director overseeing the Southern Africa market, will feature in a panel discussion engaging participants on the theme, 'Private equity perspective on agriculture investment' on 28th November at the African Agri Investment Indaba, Cape Town.

African Agri Investment Indaba is the global meeting place for agricultural investment in Africa, bringing together key stakeholders to share views and insights on what is most likely to shape the trends in food and agribusiness on the continent over the next decade.

The panel discussion in which Alan will feature, 'Private equity perspective on agriculture investment', presents a most challenging theme given that primary agriculture still remains better suited to patient capital.

Standing next to Alan on the panel are: Cora Fernandez, Director, Mila Yarona Holdings, South Africa; Erik Viljoen, Fund Advisor, Barak Fund Management, Mauritius; Theo van der Veen, Director, UFF, Netherlands. The moderator is James Brice, Group CEO, EBS Advisory, South Africa.

You can find more about the event here. 

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