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Dr. Catherine Woteki, Under Secretary and Chief Scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture attended a meeting of the new Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative held at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. This initiative is focused on making data that are collected by governments open and available for people.

Watch the video on YouTube.

USDA Deputy Under Secretary Speaks on Science's Role in Safeguarding the World Food Supply

January 2014 - Dr. Ann Bartuska, USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics (REE), made the announcement during the "Visualizing the World's Food Systems" meeting in Switzerland.