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"New Landscape of Global Agriculture" is theme for 27th IAAE meeting

Dr. Johann Kirsten, vice-president of IAAE, introduced the theme and program of the conference. He noted that climate and environmental issues are gaining in importance, and agricultural economists are exapnding their toolkits and becoming more multdisciplinary. The program is addressing many emerging issues, and the program committee has branched out to invite some non-economists to speak at the meeting.