FAO Conference 40th Session

Innovation in Plant Breeding for Food Security and Nutrition

Sheikh Zayed Centre (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time



The side event will bring together views from public and private research; and policy makers from Africa and Asia to discuss opportunities and measures for innovative plant breeding to continue to contribute to the SDGs.




Moderator: Ambassador Hans Hoogeveen, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands.


Dr Ren Wang, Assistant Director-General Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, FAO.

H.E. Dr Kaba Urgessa, State Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources of Ethiopia.

Mr Michael Keller, Secretary General, International Seed Foundation.

Ms Anke van den Hurk, Deputy Director, Plantum.

Dr Carlos Seré, Senior Advisor, Bioversity International.

Dr Yaya Adisa Olaitan Olaniran, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Ms Marie Haga, Executive Director, Global Crop Diversity Trust.



Topics: Conference-Council,Plants
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