Board for International Food & Agriculture Development (BIFAD) Minutes of the 154th Meeting “Global Food Prices and Policy Actions” June 17, 2008

BIFAD Chair Robert Easter opened the 154th BIFAD meeting by emphasizing a focus on the issue of world food needs and the role that universities can play in meeting those needs. Board members present included Robert (Bob) Easter, H.H. Barlow, Allen Christensen, Timothy (Tim) Rabon, Keith W. Eckel, and William (Bill) DeLauder. He also introduced Kerry Bolognese (NASULGC), John Thomas (USAID/EGAT), and Ron Senykoff (USAID & BIFAD secretary).