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MEDIA ADVISORY | FAO and OECD to launch Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028

8 July 2019, FAO’s headquarters, starting at 11:30 Rome time

The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028  will provide consensus assessments of the prospects over the next 10 years for agricultural and fish commodity markets at national, regional and global levels. The report also covers animal feed, biofuels and agriculture's direct greenhouse gas emissions.

This year's Special Feature will focus on farming, trade and food security developments in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will launch the report at a press conference at  FAO's Rome headquarters starting at 11:30 Rome time (09:30 GMT) on Monday, 8 July.

The report will be available to registered journalists on OECD's password-protected website at 11:30 CET (09:30 GMT) on Monday 8 July, for immediate release.

Journalists can receive advanced access to the electronic version of the report by e-mail - by request only on Friday 5th July until 15:00 (Rome time).

Requests to receive the report under embargo or obtain a password to access the website should be sent to embargo@oecd.org.

Angel Gurría, Secretary General, OECD and José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO, will present their messages via video at the launch of the report, which will feature special remarks by  Máximo Torero, Assistant Director-General, Economic and Social Development for FAO, and Ken Ash, Director, Trade and Agriculture Directorate for OECD followed by a technical presentation and a question-and-answer session.

The event will be webcast live here with interpretation provided in English, French, Italian and Spanish.

For further information on the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028, to attend the launch or to arrange interviews with OECD officials, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700).

To arrange interviews with FAO officials, contact the FAO Newsroom (+39 06 570 53168).

Information and data from the report, including the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD's web site at: www.agri-outlook.org. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Outlook


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