Wednesday, March 18, 2015
FARMD will host a webinar on Risk Management Solutions for Emerging Agriculture. Dr. Raphael Karuaihe, from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), will explain how small farmers can protect themselves against price risk. He will explain how futures contracts, put options and standardized contracts work and discuss the challenges when working with smallholder farmers.
Dr. Karuaihe is a Commodity Derivatives Manager with JSE since 2012. Prior to joining JSE, he headed up an agribusiness brokerage firm based in Pretoria. Raphael is involved with the design and distribution of tradable risk management solutions for the broader agricultural sector as well as for emerging agriculture. He holds a doctorate in agricultural economics.