June 19, 2015

David Beckmann to Keynote the 2016 Global Agriculture Summit

Dordt College and Partners Worldwide are pleased to announce that David Beckmann will be a keynote speaker at the 2016 Global Agriculture Summit on the Dordt College campus in Sioux Center, Iowa.

World Food Prize laureate David Beckmann is one of the foremost U.S. advocates for hungry and poor people. He has been president of Bread for the World since 1991, leading large-scale successful campaigns to strengthen U.S. political commitment to overcome poverty and hunger in the country and around the world.

Beckmann is also president of Bread for the World Institute, which provides policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. He founded and serves as president of the Alliance to End Hunger, which engages diverse U.S. institutions–Muslim and Jewish groups, corporations, unions, and universities–in building the political will to end hunger.