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Global Challenges in Food, Nutrition & Environment Symposium

December 6 - December 9

Themes:

  • Nanomaterial
  • Organic Pollutants
  • Supplements and Pharmaceuticals
  • Food Security and Nutrition

 

This event, hosted by Hong Kong University, will provide a public space for the direct engagement of academic and scientific experts in multiple fields related to food, nutrition and the environment.

Several sessions will discuss the crucial factor that water plays in achieving food security, including:

  • Professor Bryan Brooks
    Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies, Baylor University, USA
    Title: “Perspectives on integrative urbanization, water, and food security”
  • Professor Colin Barrow
    Chair in Biotechnology, Deakin University, Australia
    Title: “Nanobiotechnology for agriculture, water quality and food security”
  • Dr. Terry Van Gevelt
    Politics & Public Administration and Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Title: “Governing the water-energy-food nexus: Insights from new institutional economics”

Details

Start:
December 6
End:
December 9
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.biosch.hku.hk/gcfne/oc.html

Venue

Hong Kong University
Pok Fu Lam
Hong Kong,
Phone:
+852 2859 2111
Website:
www.hku.hk

Organizer

School of Biological Sciences, Hong Kong University
Phone:
+852 2859 2111
Website:
www.hku.hk