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Innovation in agriculture to go hand-in-hand with policy reform

Meeting with University of Bonn's Center for Development Research

26 September 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Joachim von Braun, Director of University of Bonn's Center for Development Research, in Rome to attend the opening of the 25th Session of FAO's Committee on Agriculture (COAG 25) as a keynote speaker.

Von Braun underscored the need for scientific innovation in agriculture to go hand-in-hand with policy reform.

"Agriculture and food systems are transforming, and that must be supported by a sound cooperation between science and policy," von Braun said.

Watch his remarks: