Thursday, October 31, 2013

Asia food security summit features GRiSP director

The Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) is hosting the AIDF Food Security Summit: Asia 2013 at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand on 26-27 November 2013.

Focusing specifically on regional issues surrounding food security in Asia-Pacific and innovations in agriculture and nutrition this summit provides a unique opportunity for regional businesses to establish partnerships with global organizations, policy makers and government representatives.

Included in the lineup of speakers is IRRI’s Dr. Bas Bouman, director of the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), the CGIAR Research Program on Rice.

AIDF serves as a leading platform to build collaboration amongst stakeholders to achieve a vision of agriculture as a driver of food security, environmental sustainability and economic opportunity. AIDF is the must attend summit for NGO, UN, government and business organizations to build public-private partnerships.

AIDF Food Security Summit: Asia 2013 will be a two day summit that will feature high-level delegates and continue important discussions started at AIDF Asia-Pacific, with a particular focus on the specific regional issues surrounding food security, agriculture and malnutrition.

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