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The IPID Student Speaker Conference: The Global Food Crisis: Problems and Possibilities
Friday, November 16, 2012 from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM (CST)
Panel 1: In a Globalized World (Food and Globalization) (3:30 to 4:15)
a. "The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment in Large Scale Agricultural Lands on the Right to Food: The Case of Ethiopia."
Girmachew Aneme (Humphrey Fellow), Law School (3:30-3:45)
b. "Dynamic General Equilibrium Growth Model of Zambian Food Marketing Channels"
Andrew Larson, Applied Economics (3:45-4:00)
Q & A (4:00-4:10)
Panel 2: In a Sustainable World (Food and Sustainability) (4:15-5:00)
a. "Development of Perennial Sunflower to Provide Food and Ecosystem Services"
Michael Kantar, Agronomy and Plant Genetics (4:15-4:30)
b. "Re-Deﬁning Yields: The Impact of Diet Preference on Agricultural Productivity "
Emily Cassidy, Natural Resources Science (4:30-4:45)
Q & A (4:45-4:55)
Panel 3: In an Economical World (Food and Economics) (5:00-5:40)
a. "Crop Diversification and Technology Adoption: The Role of Market Isolation in Ethiopia"
Ali Bittinger, Applied Economics (5:00-5:15)
b. "Commercialization of Breadfruit in Jamaica"
Daniel Backman and JB Scherpelz, Humphrey School of Public Affairs (5:15-5:30)
Q & A (5:30-5:40)
Serving Food (5:40-6:10)
Moderated Discussion (6:10-7:00)
When & Where
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Development (IPID)
- How does an interdisciplinary perspective shift our conceptualization of international development?
- What are the trends and issues affecting current approaches to international development?
- What is the future of this interdisciplinary field (including the role of the international community)?