UK Food Group World Food Day Debate

Thursday 14 October 1999

"This house believes that globalisation of food markets creates hunger"

Hear some of the most influential thinkers on food and trade issues debate
whether free trade can feed the world.

Speakers for the motion:
Dr. Vandana Shiva, Director, Research Foundation on Science and Technology, India
Professor Tim Lang , Centre for Food Policy, Thames Valley University.

Opposing the motion:
Michael Conlon, Agricultural Attaché, US Embassy (invited)
Philip Lagrain, The Economist (Invited)

Derek Osborn, Chairman, UN Environment and Development UK Committee (invited)

The Royal Commonwealth Society, 18 Northumberland Avenue, WC2

14th October 1999 Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

£5 (including glass of wine)
Registration: Places are limited: Reserve your seat by sending the fee
(£5) to : Julie Fairirie, UK Food Group, PO Box 100, London SE1 7RT