The potential contribution of organic farming to global sustainable food security
12:00 pm at Food, Nutrition and Health (FNH) Building
Description: Speaker: Verena Seufert, PhD Candidate, Geography, McGill University (Supervisor: Prof. Navin Ramankutty) Wednesday, November 12 Room 300, Food, Nutrition and Health Building (2205 East Mall) 12:00-1:30 pm Abstract: Agriculture is central to human survival – it provides food and fuel, is an important source of livelihood, and plays a crucial role in economic development. Agriculture is,...
G.E. Scudder Lecture in Entomology – Gerhard Gries
4:00 pm at H.R. MacMillan Building
Description: Join Gerhard Gries, Professor of Animal Communication Ecology in the Department of Biological Sciences at SFU, for a lecture on the amazing diversity of communication and reproductive systems of the Hymenoptera.
“The Family Farm” Film Screening
5:00 pm at Liu Institute for Global Issues
Description: The Family Farm explores the farm to table process through the lens of Canadian small farmers and identifies the systematic barriers they face in running a profitable farm. In its journey across the country, the film blends extraordinary shots of the Canadian farm landscape with discussions of the challenges and setbacks small farmers endure, as well...