OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook to be released 11 July 2014 – news conference in Rome

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08/07/2014 - How will global agriculture develop over the coming decade? The latest Agricultural Outlook from the OECD and UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) looks at trends in prices, production, demand as well as dietary habits and assesses the major policy challenges facing the sector.


A special focus on India – which has the highest number of food-insecure people in the world – looks at such issues as the  country’s National Food Security Act, the largest right to food programme of its kind ever attempted.


The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2014-2023 will be presented by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva at a news conference at 11.30 a.m. Friday 11 July 2014 at FAO headquarters (Sheikd Zayed Media Centre), Viale delle Terme de Caracalla, Rome.


To obtain the Agricultural Outlook in advance (under embargo until 11.30 a.m. CET on Friday 11 July 2014 ), journalists are invited to contact Louise Fietz at the OECD Media division (tel: + 33 1 4524 9700).


Accreditation for the news conference will take place at the FAO visitor’s entry kiosk. A valid press card or letter of assignment on company stationery, plus picture ID, required.

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