Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room
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Speakers: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program; Director, Millennium Villages Project, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Jessica Fanzo, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Institute of Human Nutrition and Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of International Public Affairs, Director of Nutrition Policy, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Peter Grace, Visiting Senior Research Scientist, Professor of Global Change, Institute for Future Environments, Queensland University of Technology; Hope Michelson, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
The Earth Institute presents the second in the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series on Food Security. Balanced diets, reliable food sources, clean drinking water, stable agricultural systems and plant pollinators all contribute to the stability and well-being of a populaces nutritional health. Healthy populations require healthy environments and sufficient nutrients to meet basic dietary needs.
The second session in the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series will offer diverse perspectives and discussion on food security and the impact of climate change.
Open to the public.
This event is free and open to the registered public.
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