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Global Food Security Symposium Series

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The Global Food Security Symposium series brings leading experts in food security areas including agriculture, policy, development, and technology to Stanford to share new research in an integrated, ten-lecture series.  The series follows on the success of the Food and Nutrition Policy Symposium Series and Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium Series. We thank Zach Nelson and Elizabeth Horn for their generous support of the symposium series.

Can Africa rise to the challenge of feeding itself in the 21st century?         
December 2017
Agnes Kalibata, President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa      
Kanayo F. Nwanze, immediate past president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development           
Rajiv J. Shah, President, The Rockefeller Foundation         
Usha Barwale Zehr, Director and Chief Technology Officer at Mahyco   


Insights from the Global Food and Water Nexus       
March 2018
Quentin Grafton, Professor of Economics, Australian National University 


Food Insecurity: A 21st Century Threat to Global Security and Stability         
May 2018
Ertharin Cousin, former U.N. World Food Programme Executive Director 


India's Transition: Was Coleridge Right?         
November 2019
Junaid Ahmad, World Bank Country Director for India


Innovation Needed to Meet Global Food Security         
February 2020
Christopher Barrett, Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University  



Wednesday, February 26, 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday, May 21, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
3:30 PM - 3:30 PM