CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

May 13, 2005 10:07 ET

CIDA/Media Advisory: Minister Carroll to Discuss CIDA's Commitment to Agriculture in Developing Countries

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 13, 2005) - The Minister of International Cooperation, Aileen Carroll, will discuss the links between agriculture, the private sector and sustainable development when she speaks at an international agricultural policy workshop entitled Sustainable Farm Livelihoods, North and South, on Monday May 16 in Ottawa.

The workshop is hosted by the Canadian Food Security Policy Group, a coalition of Canadian international development agencies, emergency relief providers, farmers/producers' organizations and human rights groups.

Media representatives are invited to attend this event.



DATE: Monday, May 16, 2005
TIME: 12:15 p.m. (Minister's speech)
LOCATION: Volunteer Canada
330 Gilmour Street
Ottawa, Ontario


Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Andrew Graham
    Director of communications
    (819) 953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    (819) 953-6534
    info@acdi-cida.gc.ca
    http://www.cida.gc.ca (electronic version of document)