A Chicago Council study, released in May, urged the U.S. government to integrate climate change adaptation into its global food security strategy, saying failure to act risks food shortages and higher food prices, which could perpetuate poverty and social instability and limit the economic prosperity of food producers and businesses in the United States and abroad.
This event is open to the media and video will be streamed live at thechicagocouncil.org/Vilsack. Follow @GlobalAgDev and #GlobalAg for updates.
|Speakers:||The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture|
|Date:||Monday, October 6|
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
|Press Registration:||11:45 a.m.|
|Event Time:||12 noon|
**Media RSVP Required.**
RSVP to Kim Heys, 312-821-6864; email@example.com
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