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Thursday, October 16 • 7:00am - 8:30am
Bridging Discovery, Development and Delivery in Our Global Food System

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Please join the Alliance to End Hunger at the World Food Prize as anti-hunger leaders and experts from across the organizational spectrum discuss scientific and technological innovations in agriculture, and how these translate to useful tools for farmers across the globe.

Panelists & Speakers Include:
Ambassador Tony Hall- Executive Director, Alliance to End Hunger 
Dr. Manjit Misra- Director, Iowa State University- Seed Science Center
TBD- Elanco Animal Health
Dr. Jonathan Wadsworth- Executive Secretary, CGIAR Fund Council and Head of 
the CGIAR Fund Office
Reverend David Beckmann- President, Bread for the World (and former World 
Food Prize Laureate)
Dave Nelson- Farmer, Nelson Family Farms (IA) and Farmers Feeding the World 
representative 

The Alliance fosters and supports partnerships between corporations, non-profits, universities, foundations, and individuals. Success stories and possibilities for collaboration will be discussed. Breakfast will be provided.

RSVP:  https://allianceworldfoodprize.eventbrite.com

Speakers
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Jonathan Wadsworth

Executive Secretary, CGIAR Fund Council and Head of the CGIAR Fund Office, CGIAR
Dr. Wadsworth joined the CGIAR Fund in 2011 from his position as Senior Agriculture Research Advisor, UK Department for International Development (DFID). In that position, he was the UK representative to the CGIAR. As Chair of the European Initiative on Agricultural Research for Development (EIARD), Dr. Wadsworth also promoted a more harmonized approach to research for development. He earned a PhD in agricultural systems and innovation from the... Read More →


Thursday October 16, 2014 7:00am - 8:30am
Council Bluffs and Davenport Rooms Downtown Des Moines Marriott (3rd Floor)

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