Food Security in the 21st Century: New Thinking on an Age-Old Problem
Presented by Dr. Roz Naylor, Stanford University
6:30pm (Mountain Daylight Time) • Tuesday, July 31st
Keystone Policy Center • 1628 Saints John Rd, Keystone, CO
Stream on Facebook Live
This free public talk will address the challenges of achieving global food security in the 21st century, including climate change, resource depletion, population growth, changing diets, poverty, and conflict. Dr. Naylor will focus on 3 aspects: the seed, the food system, and the solutions.
The lecture will be followed by a complimentary wine and cheese reception.
Dr. Roz Naylor is the William Wrigley Professor of Earth Systems Science, Professor (by courtesy) in Economics, and the Gloria and Richard Kushel Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) at Stanford University. She received her PhD from Stanford University in applied economics, her Masters in economics from the London School of Economics, and her Bachelors degree(s) in economics and environmental science from the University of Colorado. Her research focuses on policies and practices to improve global food security and protect the environment.
This event is part of AGCI’s Walter Orr Roberts Memorial Lecture series. It coincides with AGCI’s workshop on Innovating Global Fruit and Vegetable Food Systems to Help Bring Sustainable Nutrition Security held in Keystone, CO.
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