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UCC Food Finance Summit 2020
The UCC Food Finance Summit will be held in May 2020.
The unique event titled, ‘UCC Food Finance Summit 2020’ will bring together food industry leaders and financiers to discuss the key themes concerning the future of the food industry on the grounds of University College Cork. Its core objective is to identify and debate the sources and uses of financial capital in advancing the global food and agribusiness sectors.
Commenting ahead of the summit, Prof. Thia Hennessy, Dean of CUBS said, “The time is right for the University to take a lead in asking the interesting and challenging questions with regards to our global food systems, and the investment required for their future evolution. The collaboration between the UCC Food Institute and CUBS allows us to play to our strengths in food research and business, and the UCC Food Finance Summit 2020 will provide a forum to enable the industry to connect, discuss and debate how finance can advance the global food and agribusiness sector.”