International Food Security

Aired on Jan. 7, 2014 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM EST

The fourth in our five-part webinar series addressed Food Security using the hypothetical of the Saudi government leases a large tract of land in Ethiopia to grow food for export. Why is this an issue? Because of the direct impact on the welfare of the local population.


Panelists

Michael Kugelman: Senior Program Associate for South and Southeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.and editor of The Global Farms Race (Island Press, 2012).


John Lamb: Global food security and agricultural development authority with Abt Associates  and former agribusiness team leader with the World Bank.


Joanna Spear: Director. Security Policy Studies, Elliott Spear School of International Affairs at George Washington University.


Captain Jim Settele: USN (Retired): Director, School of Policy and International Affairs, University of Maine.

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