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MP Lois Brown to speak on implementing public-private partnerships

March 26, 2012

Ottawa, Ontario—Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation, will deliver the keynote address at the International Development Research Centre-Syngenta Foundation Conference on Implementing Public-Private Partnerships in Agriculture. The conference will engage national and international senior executives in industry, government, and civil society with the goal of developing better public-private partnerships in agricultural development to ensure sustainable food security, reduce poverty, improve farm productivity, and ensure sustainable natural resources.

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Time: 12 p.m. (noon) EST

Location:

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Head Office
150 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario

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Information:

Justin Broekema
Press Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation
Telephone: 819-953-6238
E-mail: justin.broekema@acdi-cida.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Telephone: 819-953-6534
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