8th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance
The Member Governments of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) had the pleasure of hosting the 8th Consultative Forum on Coffee Sector Finance on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, held at the International Maritime Organization as part of the 122nd Session of the International Coffee Council in London, UK.
Chaired by Mr Kirill Matrenichev (Russian Federation), the 8th Forum brought together experts from the private and public sectors to exchange ideas on ‘Harnessing technology and innovation for investments in the coffee sector’.
Forum ProgrammeEnglish | French | Portuguese | Spanish
Panel 1: Technological innovations
Moderated by Ms Nancy Cheruiyot - Managing Trustee, Commodities Fund (Kenya) - presentations were received from:
Professor Thorsten Beck - Professor of Banking and Finance, CASS Business School, City University of London
Panel 2: Innovative financial instruments
Moderated by Mr Alexander Borisov - Vice Chairman, Rusteacoffee (Moscow), presentations were received from:
Mr Nick Silver - Co-founder, Climate Bonds Initiative