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Feeding the Future: Agricultural Development, Economic Prosperity and Global Stability

Date: 
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 12:00 - 13:30
Location:
Rayburn House Office Building, Room #2118
Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
 
 
Cosponsors: ActionAid, Alliance to End Hunger, CARE, ONE, Oxfam America, Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa, TASC/BCGD, TechnoServe, World Food Program USA
 

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Agenda

 
Introduction: Rick Leach, President and CEO, World Food Program USA, Moderator - Overview of Key Budget and Policy Issues Critical for Agriculture Development & Global Stability
 
Featured Speaker: Greg Gottlieb, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Food Security - Advancing Economic Opportunity and National Security: How the U.S. is leading global efforts to promote food security and why this leadership is Good for the World’s Hungry and Global Stability
 
Discussants:
  • Florencia Cipriano, Mozambique Poultry Industry
    Impact of US Support on Farming, Poverty and Stability in Mozambique
  • Devry Boughner, Director of International Business Relations, Cargill
    Agricultural & Economic Development: Implications for U.S. Business
  • Jim McLaughlin, President, McLaughlin & Associates
    Global Hunger & Food Security: Public Opinion and Voter Attitudes
 
Question & Answer
 
Closing Remarks: James Kimonyo, Ambassador of Rwanda to the United States
 
A light lunch will be served.
 
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