Symposium on Climate Change, Agriculture, Water and Livelihoods

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 14:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

The Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, in conjunction with The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG), is hosting a Symposium on Climate Change, Agriculture, Water and Livelihoods.

Guest Speakers

“Water for food, and drought preparedness”
Eduardo Mansur, Director, Land and Water Division, FAO, Rome

“Effects of agriculturual intensification on regional climates”
Dr. Ross Alter, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT Engineer Research and Development Center, USACE

“Characterizing the uncertainty of climate change projections for Africa”
Dr. Kenneth Strzepek, MIT Joint Program on Science and Policy of Global Change

“Insights from the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia”
Dr. Bruce Currie-Alder, Program Leader, CARIAA, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa

For more information: h2oinnovation.bioresource [at] mcgill.ca

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