Western Cape - Food Production and Consumption in the World and Africa

The Academy of Science, South Africa (ASSAF) invites you to a series of public lectures

Western Cape - Food Production and Consumption in the World and Africa

The Academy of Science, South Africa (ASSAF) invites you to a series of public lectures

ASSAf will be hosting a series of public lectures entitled “Changing Patterns of Food Production and Consumption in the World and Africa”. Prof. Louise O Fresco from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands will be presenting the lectures

14 February 2014
University of Western Cape - TBC


About Prof. Louise O Fresco
Prof. Louise O Fresco is a professor at the University of Amsterdam and specialises in the foundations of sustainable development in an international context. She is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), a non-resident member of the Académie d'Agriculture de France in Paris and the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry in Stockholm; A corresponding member of the Real Academia de Ingeniería in Madrid and a member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities. Fresco further holds a visiting professorship at the Institute of Earth Sciences at Stanford University and at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in Palo Alto, in the United States. She is also an honorary professor at Wageningen University and taught previously in Stanford, Stockholm, Leuven and Uppsala. She also serves as a member of the Strategy Experts Panel of the Director-General  of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. 

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