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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

World Bank Open Forum: Food Crisis

April 14-15, 2011. In April, more than 500 people from over 90 countries have submitted ideas, questions, and solutions on ways to overcome the food crisis and put food first for the world's 1 billion hungry people. On April 15, the World Bank gathered a distinguished panel of experts at the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF to debate solutions.

Host: Matt Frei, Anchor, BBC World News America
Josette Sheeran
Head, World Food Programme
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala 
Managing Director, World Bank
Tom Arnold
CEO, Concern Worldwide
Calestous Juma
Professor and Author, Harvard Kennedy School
Dr. Agnes Matilda Kalibata
Minister of Agriculture, Rwanda
Inger Andersen
Vice President Sustainable Development, World Bank
Dr. Scott Loarie
Post Doctoral Fellow, Carnegie Institution
David Beckmann
President, Bread for the World
Abdolreza Abbassian
Grains Analyst, FAO
Tom Erickson
VP Gov't & Industry Affairs, Bunge North America
Gavin Maguire
Agriculture Markets Columnist, Thomson Reuters

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