USAID Administrator Shah Delivers Keynote Address on Food Security

For Immediate Release

Thursday, May 19, 2011
USAID Press Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On May 24th, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah will deliver keynote remarks during a full-day symposium on global agriculture and food security organized by the Global Agricultural Development Initiative of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Dr. Shah's speech, "The True Yields of Food Security" will address the first year of progress of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future, and chart the course forward by announcing new partnerships and defining priorities.

WHO: USAID Administrator Raj Shah

Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security: 
Progress to Date and Strategies for Success


Tuesday, May 24, 2011 8:00 a.m. - Press check-in 8:25 a.m. - Approximate start time of Dr. Shah's address

WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20004

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Last updated: May 21, 2012

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