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Webinar: Global Food Security Challenges

Join us on 22 June for an exciting webinar on Global Food Security Challenges. Preeminent leaders from nearly every continent discuss sustainable development, biodiversity, agro-technology, biotechnology, insect physiology and more. The event is part of a monthly series presented by the University of Arizona Civil and Architectural Engineering department.

Date: 22 June, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM GMT+1 (London)

Register here.

Read more on the webinar here.

The discussion will draw on EASAC and IAP work on the topic of Food, Nutrition Security and Agriculture.

Featured Speakers:

James L. Buizer (Moderator), Founding Director, Arizona Institutes for Resilience; Professor, School of Natural Resources & the Environment, University of Arizona
Mohamed Hassan
President, The World Academy of Sciences; Vice-Chair, the Scientific Group, United Nations Food Summit 2021,Trieste, Italy
Robin Fears
Biosciences Programme Director, European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC), London, England
Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo
Professor Emeritus, School of Sciences of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Sheryl Hendriks
Director of the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-Being, Professor of Food Security, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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