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SU Ag Center official to serve on global economic development forum panel - 8/14/2013 -

Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center's executive vice chancellor and vice chancellor for research, Adell Brown, will serve as panelist on a Global Economic Development Forum on August 23, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

Louisiana Connection is organizing a "Doing Business in Africa Summit 2013" in Washington, D.C., August 22-26, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt Washington in conjunction with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Events include tours, panel discussions, SCLC Conference/LA Legislative Town Hall Meeting on August 23 and March on Washington, August 24. The panel discussion on which Brown will serve is entitled, "Global Economic Development: Doing Business in Africa."

The purpose of the summit is to provide an opportunity for African governmental officials to interact directly with business leaders in an effort to help promote, facilitate and generate trade between U.S.-based companies and African countries.

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