In One Billion Hungry, Sir Gordon Conway, one of the world’s foremost experts on global food needs, explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.
Boys learning new ideas of masculinity around campfires in rural Africa and “sisterhoods” formed to provide a common voice to women are starting to change attitudes about African women farmers, say the authors of a forthcoming book about gender and agriculture.
Presentation of the Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth Systems Science by Dan Wilhelmsson, SSEESS/KVA. With an introduction from Lennart Olsson, chairman of the National Committee for Geography of the Royal Academy of Sciences.
Monday, November 7, 2011. 10:00-17:00. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Beijer Hall, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm.