Wednesday, October 17 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Collaborating for Growth: How public-private partnerships are improving nutrition, productivity and sustainability

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Join CropLife International and a panel of experts for a discussion on how unique, new
partnerships will create economic and environmental benefits for farm communities. Panelists will share stories on three high-profile partnerships that are breaking new ground to provide greater global nutrition, crop yields and farmer advocacy.

Speakers Include:

-Denis Kyetere - Executive Director, African Agricultural Technology Foundation
Sharing the success of the Water Efficient Maize for Africa Project

-Marc Albertsen - Senior Researcher Fellow, DuPont-Pioneer
Presenting Progress of the African Biofortified Sorghum Project

- Robert Carlson - President, World Farmers Organization
Discussing achievements of the Farming First Coalition

Moderated by:
Frank Sesno - Former CNN anchor, Emmy-award winning journalist, and creator/host ofPlant Forward on PBS and BloombergTV

Lunch will be served during the session.

Please contact Alexander Rinkus at alex.rinkus@croplife.org for additional information.

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm
Davenport & Dubuque Rooms (3rd Floor) Downtown Des Moines Marriott