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Panel 1: Agriculture and Food Trade in the New World Order

Rt. Hon. James B. Bolger

Chairman World Agricultural Forum Advisory Board and Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

The Rt. Hon James B. Bolger serves as the Chairman of the World Agricultural Forum’s Advisory Board. The Advisory Board sets the direction and agenda for the World Congresses. They also identify potential speakers and participants for the Congress.

Bolger was the Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1990 to 1997, where in 1997, Bolger was awarded with membership into the Order of New Zealand, New Zealand's highest honor. He led the New Zealand National Party for almost 12 years and served three consecutive terms as the head of government.