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7th Jülich Lecture - "Feeding 10 Billion with Less"

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28.Jun.2013 15:00
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28.Jun.2013 16:30
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Forschungszentrum Jülich, Großer Hörsaal

Human numbers and demands are growing. Per capita availability of arable land and irrigation water is shrinking. There is an urgent need for scientific advancement and implementation of measures to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change on food and livelihood security. This Jülich Lecture will address issues and options for meeting one of the most urgent challenges facing mankind – "How to feed 10 billion with less".

Speakers:

Prof. M.S. Swaminathan
(UNESCO Chair in Ecotechnology, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation; World Food Prize Winner):
Feeding and Fuelling the Future

Prof. Joachim von Braun
(Chairman of the Bioeconomy Council; ZEF Bonn):
What innovations for food and nutrition security in a bio-economy age?

Please register by 25 June 2013 if you would like to attend.

Video recording: Please note that the Jülich Lecture will be recorded for iTunes University.

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