Water for Food

Water for Food Institute to host series of policy seminars focusing on water, food, and agriculture

Oct. 21, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska will host a series of policy seminars focusing on issues of water, food, and agriculture. Each seminar is free and open to public, and will take place in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Union. Participants will have an opportunity to visit with the presenters immediately following each talk.

The seminars will be live-streamed via Adobe Connect.

Videos of each seminar will later be archived on UNL’s MediaHub website.

Schedule of policy seminars:

Dr. Joanna Endter-Wada, associate professor of Natural Resource Policy and Social Science, Utah State University
Friday, October 25, 2013 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Goldenrod Room, Nebraska East Union
Seminar: “Place-Based Policies and Practices: Connecting Water, Land and People to Sustain Food Systems”

Dr. Aditi Mukherji, theme leader, Water and Air, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu, Nepal
Monday, October 28, 2013 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Cottonwood Room, Nebraska East Union
Seminar: “Doing Policy Relevant Research on Water, Food and Agriculture: Examples from India”

Dr. Nicholas Brozovic, associate professor of Environmental and Resource Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Friday, November 1, 2013 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Goldenrod Room, Nebraska East Union
Seminar: “Challenges and Opportunities for Resilient Groundwater Management”

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska is a research, education and policy analysis institute committed to helping the world efficiently use its limited freshwater resources, with particular focus on ensuring the food supply for current and future generations.


 
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