McGill Institute for Global Food Security: Validity and Feasibility of Food Security Measures

Thursday, March 27, 2014 14:00to15:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building Faculty Lounge, MS 2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

The McGill Institute for Global Food Security is pleased to present a Special Seminar by Carlo Cafiero, PhD, FAO Statistics Division.

Carlo Cafiero, agricultural economist, is a Senior Statistician in the FAO Statistics Division and Project Manager for the Voices of the Hungry project. He holds a PhD in Ag and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a doctoral degree in Agricultural Policies from the University of Naples Federico II and has been teaching Statistics, Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Policy in Italy, the US, Syria and Bangladesh. His research interests include quantitative analysis of food security, with special interest to the dynamics of food price and to the measurement of food insecurity. In the last couple of years, he has been responsible for the revision of the FAO methodology to estimate the prevalence of undernourishment.

Everyone is welcome but seating is limited.

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