Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) Climate Change Program Director William Hohenstein, center, answers a question from the Peopleâs Republic of China Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) Vice Minister H.E. Zhang Taolin, right, who heads a Chinese Agricultural Delegation, meeting with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) Robert Bonnie, left, and other USDA leaders at the USDA headquarters Whitten Building, in Washington, D.C., on Friday June 13, 2014. Also in the China delegation is MOA Department of Finance Director-General Li Jianhua, Department of International Cooperation Deputy Director-General Xie Jianmin and Wei Zhenglin*, General Office Section Chief Jiang Yekui, Department of International Cooperation Program Officer Jin Taicheng, and Center of International Cooperation Service Interpreter Wan Ye. Bonnieâs group includes Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) Deputy Under Secretary Butch Blazer, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Science and Technology Deputy Chief C. Wayne Honeycutt, Ph.D., USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Associate Administrator Suzanne Palmieri, NRCS Farm Bill Programs Assistant State Conservationist Gerald L. Roach, and Forest Service (USFS) and International Programs Asia Program Specialist Darcy Nelson and FAS Office of Country And Regional Affairs (OCRA) China and Hong Kong Desk Officer Lauren McGraw. USDA Photo by Lance Cheung.
June 16, 2014
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