IFGH 2010 Opening Address: Innovation in Linking Food Security, Nutrition and Health

November 30, 2010

Tom Arnold is the CEO of Concern Worldwide. Tom was previously Assistant Secretary General with the Irish Department of Agriculture and Food and was Senior Economist with ACOT, the Farm Advisory Service.

At an earlier stage of his career, he worked for the European Commission on Agricultural Policy and on development programmes, representing the Commission for three years in the Ivory Coast and Malawi. Tom was Chairman of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmentʼs Committee of Agriculture (1993-1998).

In 2003, he was appointed to the UN Millennium Project Hunger Task Force (2003-2004), established by Kofi Annan to devise a strategy to halve world hunger by 2015.






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