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Season 2, Episode 9: Glenn Denning, Universal Food Security: How to End Hunger While Protecting the Planet Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs

    • Society & Culture

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Professor Glenn Denning, a world-leading specialist in agricultural and food policy to discuss Denning’s new book Universal Food Security: How to End Hunger While Protecting the Planet. Together, they explore how we can achieve a food-secure world while protecting the planet through sustainable agricultural technologies, farm practices, and healthy diets.   
Their discussion ranges broadly over the choices of agricultural technology, food policy, dietary choices, and public institutions needed to achieve global food security with environmental sustainability. Denning shares his wealth of personal experiences as an agricultural policy advisor in many parts of the world, and vividly describes pivotal achievements in food policy. He describes vividly how our complex food challenges can be systematically addressed and solved. 
The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is brought to you by the SDG Academy, the flagship education initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Learn more and get involved at bookclubwithjeffreysachs.org.
Footnotes:
Food SecurityFood System Impacts on Climate ChangeSustainable Development GoalsEnergy System TransformationIntegrated Rural DevelopmentAgronomySustainable AgricultureInternational Rice InstitutePlant ArchitectureHarvest IndexIR 8IR 36Green Revolution Rice VarietyPhilippines 3 Rs - rice roads and arithmeticKhmer RougeGene BankAnthropogenic GreenHouse Gasses Cows Methane ReleaseGreen House Emissions - AgriculturePost Harvard StewardshipSocial ProtectionSustainable IntensificationThomas Robert Malthus (1798)Theory of Change

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Professor Glenn Denning, a world-leading specialist in agricultural and food policy to discuss Denning’s new book Universal Food Security: How to End Hunger While Protecting the Planet. Together, they explore how we can achieve a food-secure world while protecting the planet through sustainable agricultural technologies, farm practices, and healthy diets.   
Their discussion ranges broadly over the choices of agricultural technology, food policy, dietary choices, and public institutions needed to achieve global food security with environmental sustainability. Denning shares his wealth of personal experiences as an agricultural policy advisor in many parts of the world, and vividly describes pivotal achievements in food policy. He describes vividly how our complex food challenges can be systematically addressed and solved. 
The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is brought to you by the SDG Academy, the flagship education initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Learn more and get involved at bookclubwithjeffreysachs.org.
Footnotes:
Food SecurityFood System Impacts on Climate ChangeSustainable Development GoalsEnergy System TransformationIntegrated Rural DevelopmentAgronomySustainable AgricultureInternational Rice InstitutePlant ArchitectureHarvest IndexIR 8IR 36Green Revolution Rice VarietyPhilippines 3 Rs - rice roads and arithmeticKhmer RougeGene BankAnthropogenic GreenHouse Gasses Cows Methane ReleaseGreen House Emissions - AgriculturePost Harvard StewardshipSocial ProtectionSustainable IntensificationThomas Robert Malthus (1798)Theory of Change

49 min

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