The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced completion of preparations for their first webinar, which will be streamed live on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 4:00 PM UAE time. The event, which is the first in a series of special meetings, will center on discussions under the topic “Brazil and Arab Countries: the food supply chain, current perspectives and challenges”.
The event will aspects top Arab and Brazilian officials including H.E. Tereza Cristina, Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply; Khaled Hanafy, Secretary General, Union of Arab Chambers and Rubens Hannun, President, ABCC. The online discussion will be facilitated and moderated by Tamer Mansour, Secretary General and CEO, ABCC. In the course of the event, participants will address timely topics such as the supply of food and the challenges facing Brazil and the Arab countries, present issues, good practices being embraced by various countries.
Rubens Hannun, President, ABCC, stated that, "We are looking forward to the success of our first ever Webinar, which mirrors the ABCC's commitment towards connecting Arabs and Brazilians-- amidst the global crisis that we are all facing. However, food trade cannot stop by any means, and since Brazil is the biggest supplier to Arab countries, we have invited Minister Tereza Cristina to give us with an overview of the industry to Arab businessmen. Agribusiness underpins Brazilian-Arab relations-- It is a sensitive issue that encompass the complete supply chain. We are assured that this webinar will help increase comprehension and convey Brazil’s vision to businesses and governments in Arab countries."
The bilingual webinar will be made available to executives in Arab Chamber member companies in Brazil and Arab countries; Arab Chambers of Commerce; personnel from embassies in Brazil and Arab countries; officials in directly involved governments and the general public. The second webinar, which will focus on the logistics industry, is in the works for the next week.