Tomislav Panenić during the Europa Ukraine Forum on investments in the agricultural sector

The upcoming Europe-Ukraine Forum will also raise the issue of international investment projects in the agricultural sector.

Tomislav Panenić, Chairman of the Agriculture Committee of the Croatian Parliament, will take part in a discussion panel “Agricultural Investments – Prospects for International Cooperation”.

Tomislav Panenić graduated from the University of Osijek with a degree in economics. From 2005 to 2013 he was the Director of the Development Agency of the International Cooperation Office. He has prepared and successfully carried out more than 50 projects financed by the EU, the World Bank and other international organisations. He was also active in the Croatian Rural Development Network. He became the President of the Network in 2015.  He is a member of the Croatian Parliament and a member of the Bridge of Independent Lists (Croatian: Most nezavisnih lista). In 2016 he was appointed Minister of Economy in the government of Tihomir Orešković. He was presented by the leader of the Bridge as the person with the greatest experience, confirmed by successes in the field of implementation of projects from regional funds. After the snap election in 2016, he became Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture.

Tomislav Panenić will talk about cooperation opportunities and challenges that Ukrainian agriculture faces from the perspective of the youngest member state of the European Union.