Federal Register Notices
[Federal Register: September 3, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 171)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Foreign Agricultural Service
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on
AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.
ACTION: Notice of meeting.
SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of
section 10(a)(2) of the FederalAdvisory
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby
given that the next meeting of the Advisory
Committee on Emerging
Markets will be held on September
10-11, 2008. The role of the committee is to
provide information and advice, based upon
knowledge and expertise of the members, useful
to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in
implementing the Emerging
Markets Program. The committee
also advises USDA on the involvement of the U.S.
private sector in cooperative work
with emerging markets
in food and rural business systems, and reviews
proposals submitted to the Program.
DATES: The meeting will convene on September 10,
2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on
September 11, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held on the 4th
Floor, Room 411 Portals Building, 1250 Maryland
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20024. Please submit
comments by e-mail to
Nancy.Hirschhorn@fas.usda.gov or by fax to
(202) 690-0193. Persons with disabilities who
require an alternative means of communication of
information (Braille, large print, audiotape,
etc.) should contact USDA's Target Center at
(202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy
Hirschhorn by e-mail at
email@example.com or by telephone (202)
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of
this meeting is to review and discuss those
proposals submitted for participation in the
fiscal year 2009 Emerging
Markets Program, which qualify
for finding from the program. The meeting is
open to the public and members of the public
may provide comments, but they should not make
any oral comments at the meeting unless invited
to do so by the co-chairpersons. The proposals
will be posted on the Federal Advisory
Committees Database at
Dated: August 21, 2008.
Michael W. Yost,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.