Feeding the World Seminar Series 2017

August 30, 2017

Feeding the World Seminar Series

Ensminger Room, 1204 Kildee Hall
3:40 – 5:00

Organized by:

Dr. Max Rothschild, C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and  M.E. Ensminger International Chair, Department of Animal Science

Dr. David Acker, Raymond and Mary Baker Chair in Global Agriculture and Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

Date

Speaker/Program

September 7

 

“Role of Livestock in Alleviating Hunger in the Developing World”

Dr. Max Rothschild
C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and M.E. Ensminger International Chair, Department of Animal Science

September 14

 

“Research for development, does it work?   The green miracle of North Ethiopia”

Dr. Seppe Deckers, Professor
Division of Soil & Water Management, K.U. Leuven, Belgium

http://www.kuleuven.be/wieiswie/en/person/00003622

September 28

 

TBA

Ashley Aakesson, Social and Behavior Change Communication Technical Advisor
Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally

October 5

 

TBA

Marty Muenzmaierz
Sustainability Director for Cargill Starches & Sweeteners North America
Business Co-Lead, Corporate Climate Change Project, Cargill

October 12

 

“Food System Transformations for Sustainability and Health”

Dr. Fabrice DeClerck, Senior Scientist
Agricultural Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Bioversity International (France)

http://www.bioversityinternational.org/about-us/who-we-are/staff-bios/single-details-bios/declerck-fabrice/

October 26

 

Uganda Service Learning and School Garden Program

2017 ISU Student Participants