Water: source of food security

2002 World Food Day
Bangkok, 14 October 2002


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

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Table of Contents


World Food Day theme

Address by Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand

Message of the FAO Director-General

Statement by Changchui He
FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific

Water: source of food security, by Y.K. Alagh

Outstanding farmers

 

Annexes

Annex 1 - Media coverage

Annex 2- List of guests

Annex 3- Organizing secretariat

Annex 4 - Publications distributed