Feeding the World Through Innovation

Friday February 21, 2020 8:30am-9:30am

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Sonny Perdue
Argentina’s Minister of Agriculture,
Livestock, and Fisheries
Luis Basterra
Canada’s Minister of
Agriculture and Agri-Food
Marie-Claude Bibeau
Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture
and Rural Development
Dr. Víctor Villalobos

Western Hemisphere Agriculture Ministers will discuss their approaches to promoting agricultural innovation and global trade as the foundations of global food security. During the panel, the agriculture leaders will discuss challenges to their producers, the importance of risk- and science-based policies, and areas for cooperation.

Joining Secretary Perdue at the February 21 plenary session, titled “Feeding the World through Innovation,” will be Argentina’s Minister for Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries Luis Basterra, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Victor Villalobos.

For More Information, please contact: Mirvat Sewadeh at 202-720-5447

USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture