Feeding Ten Billion by 2050: Food Security and Crop Protection
A big question concerning global food security is "how can we feed 10 billion people in 2050?" This course will stimulate creative thinking about possible solutions particularly from the crop production perspective. The instructors will introduce the concept of food security and different dimensions of this complex issue, identify major constraints to food security, and discuss scientific approaches that may be used to meet the grand challenge. Emphasis will be placed on topical and controversial issues such as the impact of climate change, biofuel production and GM crops on food security, and novel strategies that can improve food security.
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