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Monday, October 13, 2008

28th World Food Day

"Let's remember: food is energy"
World Food Day
World Food Security -
the Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy.
Venue: Hungarian Agricultural Museum
Date:    16 October 2008
Organised jointly by the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, as well as the Hungarian Scientific Association of Food Industry and the Hungarian Association of Agricultural Science the event will take place in the Vajdahunyad Castle in the City Park of Budapest. Chaired by Dr. Miklós Süth, State Secretary of MoARD, the agenda will discuss the topic "World Food Security - Challenges of the Climate Change and Bioenergy".
A presentation will be delivered discussing the theme from the Hungarian perspective by Secretary General of the Hungarian Academy of Science, whereas the global outlook will be provided by Mrs. Maria Kadlecikova, Regional Representative of FAO for Europe and Central Asia. 
Note: FAO is among the leading UN organisations which apply geospatial information on operational basis. FAO promotes user friendly solutions e.g. opensource softwares, standard based approach and alternative e.g. for the GEOSS portal.  
Actually, according to the selected topics, this event also an important contribution to the International Year of the Planet Earth.

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