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David Morrison Lecture in International Development

The David Morrison Lecture in International Development brings globally distinguished scholars, who are renowned for the impact that their intellectual and applied work has had on international development studies, to Trent University to address members of the Trent and Peterborough communities.

Power and resistance in the world food economy 

 

DR. jennifer clapp

Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Market Hall
140 Charlotte Street, Peterborough

About Dr. Jennifer Clapp

Jennifer is currently engaged in several research projects around the themes of food, agriculture, and the environment. One is a study of the role of financial speculation in the global food system, and its implications for the international governance of food and agriculture and the environment. Research in this project focuses on how financial speculation has affected the politics of large-scale land acquisitions, biofuel investment and food price volatility. A second project is focused on the sustainability challenge for the global governance of food and agriculture. This project examines the environmental dimensions of the global agricultural trade, investment, aid and financial regimes.

For more information contact Alison Scholl, 705-748-1011 ext. 6344 or alisonscholl@trentu.ca

 

 

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