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Youth Ag-Summit to tackle global hunger issue

July 29, 2013
By News release

July 29, 2013, Ottawa and Calgary - On Aug. 20, over 120 young people from around the world will gather in Calgary, Alta., for a weeklong summit to tackle the issue of feeding a hungry planet.

The first global Youth Ag-Summit, sponsored by 4-H Canada and Bayer CropScience, will assemble young delegates (18 to 25 years old) from 24 countries to 'come to the table' to share their ideas and develop a lasting action plan.

The 120 delegates and 25 mentors will listen to guest speakers; participate in debates, discussions, group work, and tours; and network – all with the purpose of generating innovative, sustainable and actionable solutions that will be driven by their leadership.

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