“Global Food Security Challenges: Monitoring Earth's Resources" Summit
April 22, 2009
Ronald Reagan International Convention Center
Hosted by Global Marketing Insights, Inc.
On April 22, 2009, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA FAS), Office of Global Analysis, hosted a Summit on Global Food Security Challenges: Monitoring Earth Resources in Washington, DC at the Ronald Reagan International Convention Center.
Leaders from USDA FAS-OGA, NASA, NGA, USAID, and State Department provided insights into the challenges of monitoring and maintaining a stable worldwide food supply and the current progress. The goal of this summit was to provide education on the critical link that exists between a stable food supply and national security in many countries.