At 18 June, the permanent representative of the Netherlands at FAO, her Excellency Mrs. Gerda Verburg, hosted a side event at the 38th FAO Ministers’ Conference in Rome. A panel with Clement Kofi Humado, Minister for Food and Agriculture in Ghana, John Atkin, Chief Operational Officer of Syngenta and Clayton Campanhola on behalf of the FAO reflected on the initiative. On behalf of the Dutch government, Roald Lapperre, deputy DG Agro of the Ministry of Economic Affairs explained the motives to launch this initiative. Ido Verhagen, projectmanager Access to Seeds Index presented the outline of the project.
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