Bread from stones- a conference on food security

Bread from stones - a conference on food security


25 - 28 August, 2013

The Crawford Fund is teaming up with the Africa-Australia Research Forum this August to examine ways in which poor and rural communities (particularly in developing countries) can be lifted out of poverty. The annual conference on food security will explore ways in which positive, sustainable outcomes may be gained from primary industries such as agriculture and mining.

Key speakers include:
Ms Jane Karuku, President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
The Hon Dr Florence Chenoweth, Minister for Agriculture in the Republic of Liberia
The Hon Professor Sospeter Muhongo, Minister of Energy and Minerals, Tanzania
Mr Mario Pezzini, Director, OECD Development Centre
HE Festug Mogae, former President of Botswana and Chairman of the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa
Dr Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa

Where: Perth, Australia (Various locations)
When: Sun 25 - Wed 28 August, 2013.
Cost: Dependent upon seminar/s attended.
For more information on registration and pricing click here.