In today’s seminar, which has had the collaboration of Asaja Jaen, Manuel Barneo, agricultural engineer and consultant expert in rural development, has given a talk focused on the new challenges and leadership in the olive sector.
The organization by Unicaja Banco of this series of meetings with agricultural business owners is part of the support that the bank gives to the business fabric and it reflects its interest to promote and facilitate the economic development of the areas where it operates and, specifically, of the Jaen province and the town of Úbeda.
Unicaja Banco hosted today in Úbeda (Jaen) a new seminar of Enclave Agrario, a series of meetings with business owners of the agricultural sector, held in different cities to analyse the new business trends and strategies, as well as the importance of the agri-food sector in the Spanish economy. In particular, today’s seminar has focused on innovation and sustainability in the olive sector.
In today’s seminar, organized with the collaboration of Asaja Jaen and held at Hotel Placio de Úbeda, the agricultural engineer and consultant expert in rural development Manuel Barneo has given a talk focused on the new challenges and leadership in the olive sector. The event has also been attended by Unicaja Banco’s Regional Manager for Eastern Andalusia, Miguel Ángel Fernández; by the Head of Agricultural Business of the financial institution, Francisco Vilches.
The organization of the business meetings Enclave Agrario by Unicaja Banco is part of the support that the bank gives to the business fabric and it reflects its interest to promote and facilitate the economic development of the areas where it operates and, specifically, of the Jaen province and the town of Úbeda.
Lecture by Manuel Barneo
The agricultural engineer and consultant expert in rural development, olive oil and olive grove, Manuel Barneo, has given a talk called ‘Sustainability and innovation in the olive sector. Economic and environmental viability’, focused on the new challenges faced by this sector.
Barneo has reviewed the main features of the olive sector, measures to ensure sustainability and market viability, the relevance of the green economy to stop rural depopulation and the profitability of exports.
Unicaja Banco’s commitment
The organization of these seminars by Unicaja Banco evidences its long-standing commitment to the agricultural sector. This is reflected in the provision of financial, protection and advisory services, in the development of specific agreements and in the holding of stakes in businesses.
The collaboration is also reflected in the ongoing support that Unicaja Banco gives to the agricultural and livestock sector, in terms of both financing and advice, an essential axis for the social and economic development of Andalusia and, therefore, of the province of Jaen.
Enclave Agrario intends to foster debate and dialogue through workshops by renowned professionals of the economic, social and business world, who address topical issues, adapted to the interests of each province, and promoting the exchange of opinions between the attendees.
These are, in summary, meetings for business owners of the agricultural sector, organized regularly by Unicaja Banco to promote discussion about business trends and strategies.