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Reception: Global Food Security in Action

  • U.S. Botanical Garden 100 Maryland Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)


Please mark your calendars to attend an evening reception highlighting the critical impacts of U.S. universities and global partners in advancing agricultural innovations to #EndHunger.

The University of California, Davis, and Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Horticulture in collaboration with Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) invite you to attend this special event at the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Speakers will include

  • Rep. John Garamendi (D-California)

  • Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Florida)

  • Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Mississippi)

  • Amb. Mark Green, Administrator, USAID

  • Beth Dunford, USAID

  • Elizabeth Mitcham, Director of the Horticulture Innovation Lab, UC Davis

  • Mark Keenum, Chair of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD)

Appetizers will be served. Remarks will begin promptly at 6:10 p.m.

Join us for an evening highlighting the critical role U.S. universities play to nourish millions, build resilience, promote economic security, and advance global food security through collaborative agriculture research. Engage with members of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development, Congressional representatives and staff, university researchers, development organizations, and USAID leaders to hear about the importance of agricultural research to build scientific collaboration for a brighter tomorrow.