IUFoST Scientific Roundtable Discussion #2 Climate Change and Food
WEBINAR: Dec 12th 08.00 EST (13.00 GMT)
On December 12th IUFoST invites you to join a distinguished international group of experts for a 90-minute webinar: Climate Change and Food.
Gordon McBean, Immediate Past President, International Science Council (formerly ICSU) and Nobel Laureate as member of Panel on Climate Change
Timothy Sulser, Senior Scientist, CGIAR Foresight, International Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC. USA
Stephane Guilbert, Professor, Montpellier SupAgro (French public institution focussed on higher education and research in Agriculture, Food and Environment) INRA
Cheikh, Ndiaye, Executive Director, African Food and Agriculture Skills Development Centre, Senegal
Dr. Sergio Mora Castro, Engineering Geologist, specialist in risk, natural resources and environmental management, CONSULTARX, Costa Rica
Background, Contributing Papers:
Dr. Nina Fedoroff, member of the U. S. National Academy of Sciences and a 2006 National Medal of Science laureate. Dr. Fedoroff served as the Science and Technology Adviser to two US Secretaries of State and to the Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2007 to 2010. Dr. Fedoroff has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Rockefeller University.
Dr. Pingfan Rao, Founding Director CAS.SIBS – School of Food Science and Biotechnology, Zhejiang Gongshang University; Honorary Vice President of the Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST); Editor-in-Chief of Nature Journal The Science of Food; Vice President of China International Science Council Committee and Chair, Food and Energy Supply Group of China Future Earth Committee.
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