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Monday, 9 June 2008

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The Global Food Crisis Summit was held in Rome, Italy this past week. Agricultural ministers, medical experts, and political activists from around the world convened in the Eternal City to resolve the present worldwide food crisis. Below is a copy of the first day's schedule of lectures and activities that have been sponsored by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization.

Program

0730 - 0830: Registration at the southwest entrance to The Colosseum.

Cappuccino, caffe' latte, biscotti anginetti, cenci alla fiorentina e cornetti a piacere

0830 - 0900: Introduction

0900- 0930: Uganda: Dehydration, Diarrhea and Death

0930-1000: Malnutrition in Myanmar

1000-1030: Break

Gelati assortiti da Giolitti (cioccolato, nocciole, e crema) con biscotti ed acqua minerale o caffe'

1030-1100: Small Farmers in Indonesia: Source of Global Salvation

1100- 1200: Introduction of rice farming in Haiti: Is it enough?

1200- 1300: Global Epidemic: Drop in Life Expectancy among the Poor and Starving

1300 - 1500: Lunch at Da Piperno

L'antipasto: Carciofi alla Giudia
Vino: Verdicchio di Matelica Terre di Valbona 2006

Il Primo: Risotto alla Pescatore oppure Zuppa Napoletana

    Vino: Tommaso Bussola Amarone di Valpolicella 2002

Il Secondo: Coda alla Vaccinara
Il Contorno: Vignarola

    Vino: Cantina Nobile di Montepulciano 1999


Formaggi: Fontina Val d'Aosta, Bocconcini alla panna di bufala, pecorino romano

Il Dolce: Aranci in Salsa di Marsala

Caffe'
Sambuca Siciliana con tre mosche

1500 - 1600: Improving crop production in Zimbabwe: A lesson to us all.

1600 - 1700: Fertilizer or seeds? Fertilizer or seeds?

1700 - 1730: Break

Pizza alla Quattro Stagione

    Birra: Nastro Azzurro alla spina


1800 -1900: Keynote Speaker: Al Gore

    Topic: Doubling global food production in the 21st century

1900 - 2100: Dinner at La Pergola

L'antipasto: Mozzarella in carrozza

    Vino: Prosecco Superiore di Locarno 2001

Il Primo: Gnocchetti all' Amatriciana

    Vino: Recioto di Soave da Anselmi 2003

Il Secondo: Stufato di Manzo con Cipolline
Il Contorno: Fritto Misto Vegetariano

    Vino: Brunello di Montalcino 2001


Formaggi: Gorgonzola, Mascarpone di Bufala di Battipaglia, Parmigiano-Reggiano

Il Dolce: Cassata alla Siciliana


    Caffe'
    Limoncello amalfitana

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