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WORLD HUNGER: A CRISIS NOW AND A CATASTROPHE IN 2050?

The Economist Event "Feeding the World – Sustainable Solutions for a Global Crisis" will take place 13 February 2014 in London, The HAC. This international event will address major global challenges such as: Global population projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050; Limited agricultural land and resource scarcity; Infrastructure and biodiversity challenges; Pressures of a changing climate.

Take part in an event that sheds light on the crucial measures needed to create sustainable solutions for future food security

A high-level audience will gather in London on 13 February 2014 to discuss how to accelerate progress in coordinating efforts to tackle the planet's food security crisis. Industry leaders, government, donors, aid agencies and the research community will explore opportunities to collaborate in delivering improved access to food and nutrition and sustainable agricultural development.

Keynote Speakers of this event are:

  • Emma Duncan, Deputy Editor, The Economist
  • Paulus Verschuren, Special Envoy on Food Nutrition and Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
  • Sir Gordon Conway, Professor for International Development, Imperial College London
  • Amadou Allahoury Diallo, High Commissioner for the 3N Initiative, Government of Niger

Keynote speeches will be followed by panel discussions on topics such as: action plans for smallholder farmers; tackling malnutrition; economic growth and the demands on agricultural land, strategies for a sustainable and equitable global food market; The role of technology in solving the global food security challenge, and food security, biodiversity and effective management of ecosystem services.

For more details please visit the event Website: www.economistinsights.com/sustainability-resources/event/feeding-world-2014.

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