On Friday, April 22 at 2 p.m. EDT, FAS Customer Engagement will host another event in its spotlight series. This event will feature presentations from an FAS Foreign Service Officer on the current agriculture situation in Ukraine as well as a presentation from USDA staff on the Ukraine Conflict and Other Factors Contributing to High Commodity Prices and Food Insecurity (see agenda below).
This event will also provide an opportunity for participants to discussion issues of concern and participate in a question/answer session. Note: This event is closed to press and will not be recorded. Please remember to keep your microphones on mute and video off.
We hope you and your members can join us.
FAS/Customer Engagement Virtual Spotlight Series
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Ukraine -- The War in Ukraine and Rising Global Commodity Prices
Friday, April 22, 2:00pm ET
Location: MS Teams: Click here to join the meeting
2:00 pm Introductions and Logistics – Moderator, JP Passino, FAS/Customer Engagement
2:05 pm Welcome Remarks – Clay Hamilton, FAS Associate Administrator
2:10 pm Ukraine Agriculture Sector Overview and Challenges Post-Invasion – Laura Geller, Agriculture Attaché
2:20 pm “Causes of High Commodity Prices and Implications for Global Food Security” - Hui Jiang, Senior Economist, FAS
2:40 pm Q & A: Open Discussion moderated by JP Passino
3:30 pm Review and Closing – JP Passino
Microsoft Teams meeting
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+1 202-650-0123,,679046145# United States, Washington DC
Phone Conference ID: 679 046 145#
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