Guelph MP Frank Valeriote is among those lamenting the failed World Food Summit in Rome last month, except there’s a difference — Valeriote saw it crash firsthand, as a summit participant, and a member of the Canadian delegation.
In an opinion piece in today’s Guelph Mercury, the MP explains the initiative was doomed from the onset.
Canada’s Minister of International Cooperation Hon. Bev Oda led the delegation. She ‘s pictured below at the summit, among some international farm leaders. Photo courtesy of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.