I want to thank everyone who worked so tirelessly to pull the Global Food System Forum and our statewide conference together. And I especially want to thank those of you who attended, in person and virtually, and added your voices to so many conversations.
I hope you all enjoyed yourselves, made some new contacts, put some faces to familiar names, renewed networks and found challenging ideas to take home with you.
We chose some of the world’s most confounding and contentious issues to focus on – from climate change to global hunger to water use.
We heard a diversity of viewpoints, all of them expressed with insight, passion and mutual respect. We’ve shaken up old ideas and hopefully...
People from more than 350 locations, on every continent except Antarctica, have registered to watch the UC Global Food Systems Forum webcast on April 9.
Interested people in Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, Netherlands, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela and states throughout the U.S., have signed up to be part of this global conversation and the audience continues to grow.
Sign up now to be part of the conversation http://food2025.ucanr.edu. We have begun the discussion on Twitter using (hashtag)#Food2025.
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Tell your friends and colleagues – Sign up to watch the Global Food Systems Forum live webcast on April 9
People from all over the world, including a group of 20 from Kenya, are signing up to watch our Global Food Systems Forum LIVE WEBCAST on April 9. If you’re a member of a group, listserv, organization or just have friends and family who might be interested in watching, please send them the message below.
See you all in two weeks!
UC Global Food Systems Forum to address challenges of feeding the world
Join the #Food2025 conversation on Twitter
Everyone is welcome to join the Twitter conversation on issues that will be discussed at the April 9 Global Food Systems Forum. The topic for next week's Twitter discussion (March 24-30) is environmental pressures facing our global food systems and potential solutions. To participate in the Twitter discussion, use (hashtag)#Food2025.
If you haven’t used Twitter but would like to join the conversation, Karl Krist has posted a 3-minute video to bring you up to speed. Watch it on our YouTube channel –
VP Barbara Allen-Diaz wants all ANR members, and that includes you, to attend the ANR Statewide Conference in April. Visit http://ucanr.edu/sites/statewideconference2013, and click on the 2-minute video to hear her discuss the exciting UC Global Food Systems Forum as well as the numerous ANR activities planned at the conference.
More than 400 people have already registered for the ANR Statewide Conference on April 9-11. If you...