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Population Growth, High Energy Prices, Climate Change and the Challenge of Feeding Nine Billion
Evan Fraser
Dr. Fraser explores the challenges we face in feeding the planet in this two-part Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar talk.
In markets we trust? Changing power relations in global commodity markets
Sara Elder, Pascale Massot, Sophia Murphy, Cary Wu
Liu Scholars Sara Elder, Pascale Massot, Sophia Murphy, and Cary Wu held a two-day event on September 2nd – 3rd, 2014 titled “In markets we trust? Changing power relations in global commodity markets.” The workshop aimed to initiate a dialogue between scholars of global and local commodity and food markets and scholars who focus more directly on trust.
Global Focus: Food Security in Asia and the Pacific
Ashok Kotwal, Milind Kandlikar
This report - “Food Security in Asia and the Pacific” - synthesizes the research initiated by the Asian Development Bank in collaboration with Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC.
Farming for Walmart: the politics of corporate control and responsibility in the global South
New research by Liu Scholar, Sara D. Elder, explores the role of corporate social responsibility as a business tool to promote food security in the global South.
July 08, 2015
Contrasting futures for ocean and society from different anthropogenic CO2 emissions scenarios
New research, based on a study completed by the Oceans 2015 Initiative, examines how climate change will impact fisheries and the many coastal communities that depend heavily on fisheries resources for foods and economic security.
July 02, 2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 09, 2015
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Social Mobilization in Brazil: A seminar on protests, planning and policy change
July 22, 2013 starting at 10:00 PM until July 23, 2013 12:00 AM
Please join us for a seminar and debate with a group of visiting geographers from the State University of São Paulo (UNESP) and the University of São Paulo (USP).
Agriculture and the transformation of Planet Earth
December 10, 2012
A talk by Professor Navin Ramankutty on agricultural land use and environmental impacts.
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