Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Feed the Future Research Forum

June 21, 2011 June 23, 2011. To further develop the key research challenges and major questions facing the Feed the Future (FTF) international agriculture initiative, the A-P-L-U organized the event, "Feed the Future Research Forum: Engaging the Research Community," in collaboration with the Board for International Food and Agriculture (BIFAD), in coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Presenters include:
  • Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID
  • Catherine Woteki, Ph.D., Undersecretary for Research, Education, & Economics, USDA
  • Brady Deaton, Chancellor of the University of Missouri and BIFAD chair
  • Peter McPherson, President of A-P-L-U and former Administrator, USAID
  • Kathleen Merrigan, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, National Security Council
  • Monty Jones, Executive Director, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa and 2004 World Food Prize Laureate
    Day 1 Audio Archive Listen to Prof Monty Jones'presentation starting after 2hours 23 minutes of this audio file
  • Jo Luck, President, Heifer International, and 2010 World Food Prize Laureate
  • Gebisa Ejeta, Distinguished Professor of Agronomy, Purdue University, and 2009 World Food Prize Laureate

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