Global Challenges in Food, Nutrition & Environment Symposium

Last changed: 28 May 2019

6 December, 2018 - 9 December, 2018

Themes: •Nanomaterial •Organic Pollutants •Supplements and Pharmaceuticals •Food Security and Nutrition

This event, hosted by Hong Kong University, provided a public space for the direct engagement of academic and scientific experts in multiple fields related to food, nutrition and the environment.

Several sessions were discusing the crucial factor that water plays in achieving food security, including:

  • Professor Bryan Brooks Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies, Baylor University, USA Title: “Perspectives on integrative urbanization, water, and food security”
  • Professor Colin Barrow Chair in Biotechnology, Deakin University, Australia Title: “edingfor agriculture, water quality and food security”
  • Dr. Terry Van Gevelt Politics & Public Administration and Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Title: “Governing the water-energy-food nexus: Insights from new institutional economics”.

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GCUA Coordinator
Marnie Hancke
Telephone: +46 18 671181, +46 72 2178207

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