A public symposium on "Food for a Healthy World: Monitoring progress toward food security" will be held Thursday, June 4, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, at the UC Davis Student Community Center. The event is hosted by the UC ANR Agricultural Issues Center and UC Davis World Food Center.
“This program will be of much interest to students, faculty and researchers with an interest in agricultural, environmental and development issues related to sustainable nutrition security,” said Dan Sumner, director of the Agricultural Issues Center.
Discussions will include
- Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services by William Clark, Harvard University, and Pamela Ronald, UC Davis
- Agricultural Production Issues by Paul West, University of Minnesota, and Jan Hopmans, UC Davis
- Nutrition Security by Barbara Schneeman, US Agency for International Development (USAID), and Bruce German, UC Davis
- Food Policy and Trade by Joseph Glauber, International Food Policy Research Institute, Jikun Huang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Sumner
The closing discussion will be moderated by Roger Beachy, executive director of the UC Davis World Food Center.
Admission is free. Please RSVP by sending an email to email@example.com. For more information, visit http://aic.ucdavis.edu/events/FoodForHealthyWorld.html or call (530) 752-7172.