The 2009 World Food Day Teleconference - sponsored, in part, by the Council for Biotechnology Information - will be held today from noon to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The teleconference will consider the impact of the financial crisis on those living in poverty, the responsibilities of the rest of the world and the solutions that are emerging.
To watch the teleconference webcast, click here.
The teleconference panel, moderated by Ray Suarez of PBS, will include:
- Max Finberg, Director of the Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, USDA
- Rep. Jim McGovern, Vice Chairman of the House Rules Committee and member of the House Budget Committee
- Joy Phumaphi, VP and Head of the Human Development Network at the World Bank
More information and schedule for the teleconference can be found at http://www.worldfooddayusa.org/CMS/2955.aspx.