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Lecture: Food Security and Bioenergy

March 23, 2009

Roy F. Weston Distinguished Lecture Series in Sustainability
“Food Security and Bioenergy: Approaches to assess a complex relationship –
Experiences from FAO’s work in Tanzania”

Presented by Andreas von Brandt, UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Date: Monday, March 30
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: 1106 Mechanical Engineering, 1513 University Ave.

We are pleased to announce that Andreas von Brandt of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization will be visiting the University of Wisconsin as part of the Roy F. Weston Lecture Series in Sustainability. He will be giving a presentation about the innovative approach the FAO has taken to measure the impact of bioenergy on a country’s food security.

This event is co-sponsored by the UW Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE).

For more information about the lecture, please contact Sarah Witmer, the Weston Lecture Student Coordinator, at switmer@wisc.edu or 920-253-5061. Further information is also available online at http://www.sage.wisc.edu/weston/

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