St. Louis Public Radio News
11:27 am
Mon May 19, 2003

Ag Forum Opens in St. Louis with Peaceful Protests

St. Louis –

Experts from governments, agribusiness, non-governmental organizations and other groups visited St. Louis to discuss the future of the global food supply.

The third biennial World Congress of the World Agricultural Forum began Sunday at Union Station. Environmental activists were also there to protest a system they see as being dominated by big agribusinesses.

KWMU's Matt Sepic prepared this report.