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2018 Side Events

2018 Global Agricultural Productivity Report® (GAP Report®) Launch and Lunch

10/17/2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Des Moines Hall, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Margaret Zeigler

Evolving consumer preferences, changes in climate and volatile agricultural business cycles are transforming the world's food and agriculture systems. The 2018 Global Agricultural Productivity Report® (GAP Report®) examines the implications of these trends and explores the role of agricultural productivity in achieving a sustainable healthy world.

GAP Report Panelists:

Moderator: Dr. Margaret Zeigler—Executive Director, Global Harvest Initiative

Hon. Julie Kenney—Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture

Dr. Keith Fuglie—Economist, Resource and Rural Economics Division, USDA Economic Research Service 

Dr. Mercy Lung'aho—Nutrition Lead, Africa, CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture)

Dr. Kiran Sharma—Principal Scientist and CEO of the Agribusiness Platform, ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics)

Mr. Aaron Wetzel—Vice President, A&T Global Platform, Crop Care, for the Agriculture and Turf Division, John Deere

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Hosted by: the Global Harvest Initiative

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