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Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Dr. Angela McIntyre – We Were Healthier When it Used to Rain

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Dr. Angela McIntyre – We Were Healthier When it Used to Rain

Join us on March 1st at the Liu Institute for Global Issues where Dr. Angela McIntyre will discuss the phenomenon of ‘hidden hunger’ observed in poor, former homeland communities, rural livelihoods in South Africa. People’s interpretations of hunger and malnutrition in their own communities reveal the localized constraints and capabilities that can make top-down, one-size-fits-all […]

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Anthony Peeples – Worker Justice with Restaurant Opportunities Centre United

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Anthony Peeples – Worker Justice with Restaurant Opportunities Centre United

Join us on March 17th at the Liu Institute for Global Issues where Anthony Peeples will discuss his experience as a ROC leader in Chicago. The first reflection will consider previous experiences on the Illinois and Indiana border as a local labor activist, running through the ranks of union member and development and growth from […]

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Bejoy K Thomas: Wastewater Reuse in Peri-Urban Bangalore

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Bejoy K Thomas: Wastewater Reuse in Peri-Urban Bangalore

Join us on March 23rd at the Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory where Dr. Bejoy K Thomas will discuss the challenges and complexities in wastewater reuse in peri-urban Bangalore, India. Bejoy K Thomas is a social scientist, and Fellow in the Water, Land and Society program at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment […]

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Verena Seufert: What is this thing called organic?

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Verena Seufert: What is this thing called organic?

Join us on March 29th at the Liu Institute for Global Issues where Dr. Verena Seufert will discuss how organic farming is codified in regulations. Dr. Seufert is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in UBC’s Land Use and Global Environment Lab. She is a geographer-ecologist interested in all things food and nature. Verena believes that food is […]

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Barbara Seed: Developing the first Qatar National Food Guide

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Barbara Seed: Developing the first Qatar National Food Guide

Join us on April 5th at the Centre for Interactive Research in Sustainability Lab where Dr. Barbara Seed will discuss the sustainability principles in the first Qatar National Food Guide. When Dr. Barbara Seed was hired to develop the first dietary guidelines (food guide) in Qatar in 2013, she succeeded in making them one of […]

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Gabriel Maltais-Landry: Optimizing Organic Amendments and Cover Crops

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents Dr. Gabriel Maltais-Landry: Optimizing Organic Amendments and Cover Crops

Join us on April 7th at the MacMillan Building where Dr. Gabriel Maltais-Landry will discuss optimizing the use of organic amendments and cover crops to maximize agronomic and environmental benefits. Dr. Maltais-Landry’s talk will focus on how optimal nutrient management is a critical aspect of sustainable farming systems, where nitrogen (N) and phosphorous (P) must […]