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The Greatest Opportunity of Your Generation: Ending Hunger
October 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
The College of Agriculture will host Vimlendra Sharan for the E.T. York Distinguished Lecturer Series. Vimlendra Sharan\, a citizen of India\, joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 2016 as director of its Washington\, DC-based Liaison Office for North America\, bringing to that post 25 years\' experience in Indian and international government leadership on rural development\, agriculture\, and food security issues. Previously\, he was India\'s permanent representative to UN agencies in Rome. He also chaired the International Fund for Agricultural Development\'s Evaluation Committee and served as vice president of the World Food Program\'s Executive Board.