Event Name: Cracking the Nut Conference 2013
Event Date: June 25 – June 26, 2013
Event Location: Dresden, Germany
Cost: The fee to attend the event is USD 795. A reduced fee of USD 595 is available to participants who register by April 5, 2013. A combined fee of USD 1,490 is available to participants who register for both the Cracking the Nut Conference and the Agricultural Value Chain Finance Training which will take place from June 27 to June 28, 2013.
Event Summary: Cracking the Nut is an annual conference that aims to bring together international development practitioners, donors, bankers, investors, policy makers and other rural and agricultural finance professionals to network and share information. Cracking the Nut 2013 will showcase selected best practices through the following themes: Ensuring Food Safety and Sustainability, Facilitating Traceability and Certification, and Creatively Financing Supply Chains. A workshop on agricultural value chain finance will follow the conference from June 27 to June 28, 2013.
Background on Organizers: AZMJ is a US-based consulting and investment advisory services firm that aims to promote international development and build local capacity. Its services include rural and agricultural finance, value chain finance, value chain strengthening, project management, small and medium-sized enterprise finance and development.
The advisory committee is accepting proposals to be presented at the conference. Proposals should be submitted by email to info[at]azmj.org no later than 5:00 pm EST on March 1, 2013.
Event Website: http://www.crackingthenutconference.com/
For additional information, you may call +1 703 914-5533 or email info[at]azmj.org
By Chioma Okwudiafor, Research Associate
Sources and Additional Resources:
Cracking the Nut: Sustainable Sourcing for Agricultural Supply Chains Conference
MicroCapital Story: March 12, 2012, MICROFINANCE EVENT: Cracking the Nut 2012: Attracting Private Sector Investment to Rural and Agricultural Markets, Washington, DC, United States, June 25-26, 2012
MicroCapital Story: March 28, 2011, MICROFINANCE EVENT: Cracking the Nut – Overcoming Obstacles to Rural and Agricultural Finance, Washington, DC, United States, June 20-21, 2011
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