Oct 28-Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Midwest Group in African Political Economy presents
A Public Roundtable Discussion
Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa:Present and Future Political and Economic Challenges

4:00 - 5:30 pm  Friday, October 28th

MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall
Minnesota Population Center, West Bank Campus

Long-term climate change and recent changes due to El NiƱo have both contributed to severe droughts across much of sub-Saharan Africa. These droughts have raised important questions about how to ensure food security for the region’s growing population, with crucial implications for politics and economics in Africa.

The roundtable discussion will feature the following panelists:

Marc Bellemare, University of Minnesota
Kim Dionne, Smith College
Willa Friedman, University of Houston
Christine Moser, Western Michigan University
Kathleen Klaus, Northwestern University

All are welcome! Coffee and tea will be served

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