On Tuesday, September 12, The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) will hold a public meeting covering the U.S Government’s Global Food Security Research Strategy: From Upstream Research to Development Impact. Jim Ash, leader of Husch Blackwell’s Food & Agribusiness group, is a member of BIFAD and will be moderating an afternoon panel on the topic of Leveraging Private Sector Innovation. Tomorrow’s meeting is open to anyone who would like to listen and participate. The agenda can be accessed here and will be livestreamed here. A list of topics that will be covered includes:

  • Update on Global Food Security Act
  • U.S. Government’s Global Food Security Research Strategy Overview
  • Cutting Edge Science for Development
  • Practical Application of Research Results
  • Applying Research to Emerging Threats
  • Federal and State Investments in Agricultural Research
  • Leveraging Private Sector Innovation