Feb. 11, 2010
Source: World Agricultural Forum (WAF) news release
The Proceedings from the World Agricultural Forum's bi-annual Congress which was held last year in St. Louis, MO, are now available for viewing.
To view the digital issue, click here
Comments from the Congress included in the Proceedings include:
*Rt. Honorable James B. Bolger, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand,
*J.B. Penn, John Deere,
*David Morgan, Syngenta Seeds,
*Prof. Nuhu Hatibu, The Kilimo Trust,
*Dr. Paul Collier, Oxford University,
*Bud Philbrook , USDA,
*James Bond, The World Bank,
*Joseph Quinlan, Bank of America,
*Devry Boughner, Oxfam,
*Tjada McKenna, The Gates Foundation,
*Bonnie Raquet, Cargill,
*Frank Day, Hershey Co.,
*Aline O'Conner Funk, formerly with Channel BIO
*Kevin Igli, Tyson Foods,
*Bob Stallman, American Farm Bureau Federation.
And many others.
Upcoming 2010 WAF events will be held in Brazil May 12-14, China July 1-2 and Uganda October 6-8. It's next World Congress will be held in St. Louis, MO, in May 2011.
WAF is the recognized global organization that brings world leaders together from across value chains and between public and private sectors and civil society to promote a food secure world.