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China Agricultural Policy: Implications for Agriculture in the Americas

Event Date: 
08/17/2015
City: 
Washington
Country: 
United States
  • Description
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Description

Featured Speaker:

Fred Gale, PhD, Senior Economist, China Team, USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, D.C.  



Panelists: 

Ron Bonnett, President of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Margaret Myers, Director, China and Latin America Program, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington D.C.

Ivan Wedekin, Former Secretary of Agricultural Policy, Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil

Rodrigo Contreras Álvarez, Chief, Department of International Affairs, Office of Studies and Agricultural Policies (Odepa), Ministry of Agriculture, Chile

Marco Vinicio Ruiz, Ex-Ambassador of Costa Rica in China, Ex-Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica

 

Moderator:

Joaquín Arias Segura, PhD., Specialist on Agricultural Policy, CAESPA, IICA Office in the USA, Washington, D.C.

 
On Twitter please follow @IICA_USA and hashtags #AgPolicy and #Post2015 for coverage of the event. 

 

Program

Fecha - HoraActividadExpositores
11:00am – 11:05amWelcoming RemarksMiguel García Winder, PhD., IICA Representative in the USA, Washington D.C.
11:05am – 11:10amIntroductionJoaquín Arias Segura, PhD., Specialist on Agricultural Policy, CAESPA, IICA Office in the USA, Washington, D.C.
11:10am – 11:40amChina’s Evolving Agricultural PolicyFred Gale, PhD., Senior Economist, China team, USDA Economic Research Service, Washington D.C.
11:40am – 12:40pmComments from PanelistsRon Bonnett, President of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada. Margaret Myers, Director, China and Latin America Program, Inter-American Dialogue; Washington, D.C. Rodrigo Contreras Álvarez, Chief, Department of International Affairs, Office of Studies and Agricultural Policies (Odepa), Ministry of Agriculture; Santiago, Chile.Ivan Wedekin, Former Secretary of Agricultural Policy of Brazil; Sao Paulo, Brasil Marco. Vinicio Ruiz, Ex-Ambassador of Costa Rica in China, Ex-Minister of International Trade of Costa Rica; Coronado, Costa Rica
12:40pm – 1:00pmQuestions & Answers
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