Global Farmer Roundtable
Title: Global Farmer Roundtable
Time: 9:00 – 11:30 am, Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Location: Salons G & H, 2nd Floor, Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Event Description: The Global Farmer Roundtable gathers 14 farmers from around the world to discuss current issues in food and nutritional security. A diverse group, the invited farmers range from smallholder to larger farmer; they are opinion leaders, highly motivated, early information and technology adaptors who are willing to engage and be used as a resource to other farmers and the full food value chain.
During the facilitated Roundtable discussion, the invited farmers explore commonalities and discuss challenges they face as they work to maximize their farms productivity and profitability, highlighting the technologies, tools, practices and systems needed to confront these challenges in a sustainable manner. The public is invited to observe the Roundtable discussion.
Agenda for Wednesday October 12:
9:00 – 11:30 am Global Farmer Roundtable – Third Session
How can farmers advocate effectively for the challenges they face?
The farmers invited to participate in the 2016 Global Farmer Roundtable program will be arriving from the following countries:
RSVP Information: For more information about the Global Farmer Roundtable, contact Mary Boote email@example.com