Top researchers to speak at Sydney Ideas

29 May 2010

The Faculty will next week bring to Australia two world leaders on feeding the world sustainably.

Dr Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Dr Pedro Sanchez have devoted their careers to formulating ways the world can produce enough food without further detriment to the planet. Both are laureates of the World Food Prize, awarded for ground breaking work towards improving the quality, quantity or availability of food. They will also be speaking as part of the Sydney Ideas lecture series.

Dr Per Pinstrup Andersen

Thursday 3 June 2010, 6.30pm

Where is the Global Food System Headed? Perspectives on Current and Future, Hunger, Obesity, Sustainability and Food Crises.

Dr Pedro Sanchez

Wednesday 9 June 2010, 6.30pm

Ending Hunger in Africa Through Science-Based Policy

For further information, please see the Sydney Ideas website

Venue: The Seymour Centre

Cost: Free for University of Sydney staff and students. $20 for Adult $15 for Concession

Contact: Dr Lucy Buxton

Phone: 8627 1005

Email: 584333376c14102e3257180930372805520b055c512c7c0d1d