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NZ dairy farmer looks to head up world body

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 12 May 2022

NZ dairy farmer looks to head up world body
Former Federated Farmers' President Katie Milne is in the running for the prestigious international role. (Image: Mark Mitchell/NZME)
Rebecca Howard
Thu, 12 May 2022
West Coast dairy farmer and former Federated Farmers president Katie Milne is making a bid to head up the World Farmers’ Organisation, a Rome-based advocacy group that brings together farmer organisations and agricultural cooperatives from across the world. Milne has served on the organisation's board for nearly five years and is standing for election as president at the upcoming general assembly in Budapest from June 7 to 10.  She is one of three candidates, something she says is positive.“It’s healthy to have o...

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