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OECD and FAO to present OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2020-2029 on 16 July 2020

The OECD and FAO will present their annual joint assessment of medium-term market projections for major agricultural commodities, biofuels and fish during an online press event on Thursday 16 July 2020, starting at 11:00 CEST.

The OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2020-2029 provides an assessment of the prospects of national, regional and global agricultural commodity markets over the coming decade. This year’s report includes an analysis on the expected impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the food and agriculture system.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and FAO Director General QU Dongyu will present the report (in English) during an online event starting at 11:00 CEST (10:00 BST/9:00 GMT).

Journalists must register to participate in the interactive presentation of the Economic Outlook, via Zoom: https://meetoecd1.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4mdSEFe3Rf289Qn5jHOTwA

The Outlook’s presentation will also be webcast live without registration.

Journalists registering for the online event will receive the electronic version of thereport, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.  Media requests to receive the Agriculture Outlook under embargo should be sent by e-mail to embargo@oecd.org.

In asking to receive the report under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD and FAO’s embargo procedures.

Information and data from the report, including the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at www.agri-outlook.org and on the FAO’s website at http://www.fao.org/publications/oecd-fao-agricultural-outlook/2020-2029/en/  from 11h00 CEST (10:00 BST/9:00 GMT) on 16 July, for immediate release.  You are invited to include these Internet links in reports on the Survey.

For further information on the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2020-2029, or to arrange interviews with OECD and FAO officials, contact Lawrence Speer in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 45 24 97 00) and Marcio Alonso or Peter Mayer in the FAO Media Office (+39 06 570 53625).

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