G20 conference on agriculture research development 2011 address by carlos pérez del castillo, cgiar board chair
- 1,770 views
On the occasion of the G20 Conference on Agriculture Research Development ...
On the occasion of the G20 Conference on Agriculture Research Development
(September 12-13, 2011, Montpellier) CGIAR Consortium Board Chair, Carlos Pérez del Castillo addressed the gathering of high-level agricultural experts.
He began with the message “food security for our world is in a state of urgency” – and went on to outline the need for increased funding, and stronger co-operation and co-ordination in agricultural research for development.
Perez de Castillo assured the G20 nations that the CGIAR can now be their strongest ally in the task of making “a more food secure future for our world”.