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Lecture // Water for Food, Water for Life

This lecture on the water-food nexus is part of the lecture series (Ringvorlesung) "Inspired by Model UN: Sustainable Development, Food Security and Humanitarian Assistance". Its aim is to convey a critical perspective on current global issues concerning hunger, food security, climate change and natural resource issues.

Speakers

  • Dr. Engin Koncagül- Programme Officer, United Nations World Water Assessment Programme, UNESCO, Paris, France
  • Dr. Christof Schneider- Center for Environmental Systems Research, Kassel
  • Mr. Robert Brears – Director on the International Board of the Indo Global Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, and founder of Mitidaption & Mark and Focus.
  • Dr. Channa Jayasumana, Head, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Science,   Rajarata University, Sri Lanka

Where and when

Kleine Aula Nordbahnhofstraße 1 a
University of Kassel
Witzenhausen 37213
Germany

22 Nov 2016
6:20pm

Format

The participants are able to engage not only by listening to the lectures, but also by actively participating in the discussion. This lecture series is organized in the same format as the model-UN. During the lecture series, participants can join in the drafting process of the “Witzenhausen UN Charter” that will be officially presented to the UN Secretary General in March 2017. The organisers invite international and national speakers, local experts, activists, and practitioners as the guest lectures.

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DutchDubai // The Interconnection of Water, Energy and Food presented at the Dutch Pavilion at the Expo 2020 in Dubai, UAE

The Dutch pavilion in the World Expo, hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates in 2020, will focus on the interconnection of water, energy and food. As the second-largest exporter of agricultural products in the world, the Netherlands wants to support collaboration as well as minimising the footprint of our interactive ecosystem by building the pavilion with local resources and locally rented building materials.

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