The World Food Prize Foundation

2018 Side Events

Corteva Agriscience Symposium

10/16/2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Des Moines Hall, Downtown Marriott

Please join Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont,for a full day of events at World Food Prize on October 16th, 2018. We look forward to engaging with a range of key stakeholders to discuss enhancing agriculture to improve food security in developing countries.


8:30 – 10:30 am Seed Security for Food Security - a panel of seed experts will discuss scaling access to seeds for smallholder farmers

10:30 am Coffee break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Global Food Security Index 2018 - a panel of experts will discuss the key findings of the 2018 Global Food Security Index

12:30 – 1:30 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 – 3:30 pm Crop Security for Food Security - a panel of experts will discuss three pests/diseases impacting developing regions and available integrated pest management solutions for smallholder farmers: Fall Armyworm (Africa), Asian Soybean Rust (Latin America), Rice Hoppers (Asia)

6:00 - 8:00 pm Corteva Agriscience™ and CGIAR Networking Reception @ Science Center of Iowa - (Science Center of Iowa is located at 401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50309. Complimentary shuttles will be running between the Marriott and the Science Center for your convenience) 

Please feel free to join us for any of the individual panel events at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown, as well as the evening reception at the Science Center of Iowa. We recommend you register as soon as possible for each event, as space will be limited.


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