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Humphries named McGill Northern Research Chair

Tue, 2016-11-01 16:18

Today at a press conference in Quebec City, the Institut Nordique du Quebec (INQ) announced three Northern Research Chairs, as well as a newly recruited Science and Innovation Director, Louis Fortier.

Source Site: /macdonald

Food security and access to land resources

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:05

Margaret A. Gilliam Fellowship recipient June Po is a PhD candidate in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences; June works on food security, focusing on the relationships between food security and women’s access to land resources in dryland Kenya. In early 2015, she returned to the rural communities in Kenya to report her research findings to smallholder farmers. This effort has so far been extremely valuable, as she learned multiple ways of translating research into practice.

Source Site: /macdonald

McGill Institute for Global Food Security Conference "Current and Future Challenges for Sustainable Food Security"

Tue, 2015-10-27 18:30 - 20:00
Price: $10

"Current and Future Challenges for Sustainable Food Security"

Kanayo F. Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

New Residence Hall - McGill University,
3625 Avenue du Parc

Source Site: /globalhealth

Biodiverse agriculture as part of a food-secure future

Policy makers should value environmental, health benefits of small-scale local farming, researcher argues .
Sat, 2014-02-15 16:28

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?  Or is it a vital part of a food-secure future?

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