Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Host Roundtable Discussion on Challenges Facing Agriculture in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Discussion with Afghan and Pakistan Agriculture Ministers will be available via live webcast
|Media Advisory No. 4273.10
USDA Office of Communications
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2010 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host a roundtable discussion with Pakistani Agriculture Minister Nazar Muhammad Gondal and Afghan Agriculture Minister Mohammad Asif Rahimi on the challenges facing agriculture in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
This and other 2010 World Food Prize events taking place this week in Des Moines, Iowa will be webcast live at http://www.borlaugdialogue2010.com.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
2 -3 p.m. CDT
||Open discussion about the challenges facing Afghan and Pakistani agriculture. Speakers: Secretary Vilsack, Minister Rahimi of Afghanistan and Minister Gondal of Pakistan|
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
||The event will be webcast live and available for viewing for 25 days at http://www.borlaugdialogue2010.com |
||All credentialed members of the news media are welcome and must register with the World Food Prize at https://www.worldfoodprize.org/forms/symposium_registration.cfm?RegistrationCode=press|
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