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DuPont Leader Calls for New Generation of Food Visionaries to Fight Hunger
Date:6/19/2013

magnitude of food security issues and set realistic and sustainable goals to address them.

“We want everyone from business leaders and policy makers to academics and students to use the Global Food Security Index in their research and classrooms to help promote understanding of the core issues surrounding food security at the local level,” said Borel.

DuPont has committed to engage more than 2 million young people in food and agriculture educational opportunities by 2020 as one of the company's food goals unveiled in 2012. A fast-growing world population coupled with increasing urbanization and protein demands are driving the need for more talented young people to consider careers in food and agriculture.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.

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