From left: Janey Thornton, Deputy Under Secretary, Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, United States Department of Agriculture, Robert Thompson, Visiting Scholar, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., Ken Richards, Research Manager (retired), Canadian Genetic Resource Program, Plant Gene Resources of Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon Research Centre Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Alberta, Canada and Dr. Catherine Wotecki, Under Secretary, Research, Education and Economics and Chief Scientist, United States Department of Agriculture. Dr. Wotecki moderated the Global Food Security afternoon breakout session at the 2012 Agricultural Outlook Forum, âMoving Agriculture Forward, Growing, Innovating and Celebrating 150 Yearsâ held at the Crystal gateway Marriott Hotel Arlington, Virginia, Friday, February 24, 2012. The session discussed and reviewed challenges associated with feeding a growing world population with a currently strained resource base. USDA photo by Bob Nichols.
April 19, 2014
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