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Sevki Acuner

About Sevki Acuner

Sevki Acuner is Head of Ukraine at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). During his 17-year career at the EBRD, Mr. Acuner held senior management positions in the Credit Risk and Agribusiness departments before being appointed as EBRD Deputy Country Director for Turkey in 2009. Prior to joining the EBRD, Sevki Acuner worked at the Central Bank of Turkey, the Bank of Montreal and the Royal Bank of Canada in various countries in North America and Europe. He holds a BSc in Management from Bosporus University, Istanbul, and an MBA from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Ukrainian Agribusiness — a Jewel in a Crown

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Ukraine’s favourable geographical location; it’s extremely fertile black soil; decent infrastructure and relatively cheap labour force make the country’s agribusiness sector highly competitive. A lot has been achieved in the country over the past 25 years to enable Ukraine to live up to its status as the “breadbasket of Europe” and to help, at least partly, address the global challenge of sustainable food supply and food security. Continue reading Ukrainian Agribusiness — a Jewel in a Crown