17 Jun 2021

Covid-related pressure crushing agribusiness leaders' morale

From Nine To Noon, 9:35 am on 17 June 2021
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KPMG Agribusiness Agenda report warns extreme pressure is crushing morale and causing fatigue in agribusiness leadership, citing Covid-19 related labour shortages and shipping challenges among factors thwarting agribusiness leaders.

KPMG global head of agribusiness Ian Proudfoot tells Kathryn Ryan it's the toughest Agribusiness Agenda he's had to deliver in its 12 year tenure.

And, he says, the message is clear: investment is needed to secure New Zealand critical seats "at the top table of the future food system."

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