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Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium Series

FSE's Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series brings the world's leading policy experts in the fields of food and agricultural development to Stanford to participate in an integrated, twelve-lecture series on pro-poor growth and food security policy. Participants are addressing the major them ...

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July 7th, 2014

New book offers insights into global food policy

FSE, FSI Stanford News

A new book edited by FSE director Roz Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon brings together 21 of the leading global experts on food security and food policy. Read more »



May 30th, 2013

Bringing a green and blue revolution to Africa

FSE, FSI Stanford News

Food and water security in sub-Saharan Africa remain a challenge despite the region’s abundance of arable land and untapped water resources. In FSE’s final global food policy and food security symposium, water expert John Briscoe delivered a personal assessment of the issues facing Africa and suggestions for the way forward. Read more »



May 16th, 2013

Water and agriculture in a changing Africa: What might be done?

FSE, FSI Stanford Announcement

Join us for our final Global Food Policy and Food Security symposium Thursday, May 23. John Briscoe, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering at Harvard University will lead a lecture on water and agriculture in a changing Africa. FSE fellow Jennifer Burney will provide commentary.




April 24th, 2013

Stagnation to modernization: How agriculture vitalized China's economy

FSE, FSI Stanford, REAP News

Over the last thirty years, China’s rural income per capita has risen an astounding 20 times. Millions have been lifted out of poverty and have moved from the rural sector to China's thriving big cities. China expert Scott Rozelle credits this remarkable growth to the government's decision to put land in the hands of farmers, deregulate markets, and heavily invest in the agricultural sector. Read more »



February 13th, 2013

Debating the future of food in Africa

FSE, FSI Stanford News

Africa owns 60% of the world’s uncultivated land suited for crop production, but accounts for 30% of the world’s malnourished and only 3% of global agricultural exports. If there is one thing global agricultural policy experts Paul Collier and Derek Byerlee can agree on, it’s that Africa’s food system is struggling. Read more »



October 19th, 2012

There is no food security without health and nutrition

FSE, FSI Stanford News

Expanding food production and even alleviating poverty does not guarantee food security, health and nutrition. Food and nutrition policy expert Per Pinstrup-Andersen looks at the linkages between food systems and global health and nutrition at last week's Global Food Policy and Food Security symposium series. Read more »



May 14th, 2012

Stanford researchers question whether biofuel is the answer to U.S. energy independence

FSE, FSI Stanford in the news: Peninsula Press on May 14, 2012

For the last four years, the costs of corn and crude oil have been intimately linked, and it was this relationship that Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment addressed in a panel discussion last month.





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