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Wed, 19 May


Zoom Webinar

BKS Webinar: Agribusiness Group Webinar

The British-Kazakh Society in partnership with the UK Department for International Trade is hosting a webinar on the theme 'Kazakhstan - The Grain Basket of Asia? Prospects for Growth and Investment in the Future-Focus on Cereals and Oil Seeds'

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BKS Webinar: Agribusiness Group Webinar
BKS Webinar: Agribusiness Group Webinar

Time & Location

19 May 2021, 11:00 – 12:00 BST

Zoom Webinar

About the event

Panel Discussion:

The central issue of the webinar will focus on the grain industry in Kazakhstan, more specifically on potential possibilities for improvement in yields and irrigation along with opportunities for technological improvement as well as forms of investment.


David Skeels - BKS Director - Welcome and Introduction.


Ross Murray - Chairman of Knight Frank’s Rural Asset Management 


Tatyana Blazhiyevich - Agriculture Lead at the UK Department for International Trade - Internal crops market in KZ

Shokan Badykhan - Executive Director at the Kazakh Grain Union - Growing and trading grain

Konstantin Nevzorov - President of Association 'Kazakhstan Oil & Fat Union' - Prospects for the development of the fat-and-oil industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan until 2030

Victor Aslanov - Chief of the Growers Union Nur-Sultan - Agricultural economics of Kazakhstan

Dr. Jenna Ross - International Business Development Manager at the Crop Health and Protection Limited (CHAP) - Showcasing CHAP's agri-tech capabilities to catalyse UK-KZ collaborations

Simon Griffiths - Project Leader at the John Innes Center - Adaption of wheat to the Kazakh Steppe

The conversation will be followed by a live Q&A session where you will have an opportunity to directly communicate with the speakers.

There will also be available a simultaneous language interpretation to the Russian language.

Registration is necessary to attend the webinar, please RSVP. Registration link will be provided a day before the webinar. Please note, registration will close on the 18th of May at 20:00.

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