FAO and Dissemination of information to the World: WAICENT



Austria Room
Tuesday, 11 June 2002, 0900 hours

Moderator
Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Director General, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

OPENING REMARKS
H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Raqbani, Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, United Arab Emirates

AN INTRODUCTION TO FAO WAICENT
Francisco Pérez-Trejo, WAICENT Manager

FIGHTING HUNGER WITH INFORMATION - A POLITICAL PERSPECTIVE
Jochen de Haas, Head of Division, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Federal Republic of Germany

ENDING HUNGER THROUGH EDUCATION: THE VITAL ROLE OF INFORMATION ON FOOD SAFETY
Eric M. Bost, Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, Department of Agriculture, United States of America

CHALLENGES FOR WAICENT - ISSUES, OPTIONS AND CHOICES
Felipe Manteiga, Director for Strategic Partnerships and Representative in the United States for the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

OPEN DISCUSSIONS OF PARTICIPANTS*
Francisco Pérez-Trejo

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Francisco Pérez-Trejo


SUMMARY
Francisco Pérez-Trejo

*Special participation also by Rachel Berger, the Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG)


 

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