Three-day forum explores ways to lessen global hunger
Apr 17, 2012
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, who President Obama named Board for International Food and Agricultural Development, led a three-day workshop that related strongly to the Food for the Future Initiative, as if focused on food security and hunger.
From Mizzou Weekly
Chancellor Brady J. Deaton and Bill Davies, a sustainable agriculture expert, talked basic necessities — food and water — in an April 4 hunger forum in the Bond Life Sciences Center’s Monsanto Auditorium.
The three-day Mizzou Advantage workshop, called “Roots Under Drought — Model Systems to the Field,” began April 2 with the goal of enhancing student education and strengthening relationships with key international scientists and institutions. Deaton and Davies took part in the final workshop that was titled “The Water and Food Connection.”
Food experts say all aspects of government are needed to address food security and hunger. Deaton called for scientists to get involved, as well. More…