Blogging Food Futures


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Laura Pereira, a Post-Doctoral Researcher from the Sustainability Science Program Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and one of our many talented “young scientists” who attended this month’s Networking Conference at Villa Vigoni blogs about her experience during the conference.

“On April 15th 2013, 30 young post-doctoral scientists joined 10 senior scientists in the magnificent surroundings of Villa Vigoni on the banks of Lake Como. Funded by the DFG, our mission had been set by Future Earth: to come up with the most pressing, interdisciplinary research questions in the area of food that will need to be addressed in the next 20 years. No small challenge, but with scientists representing the 6 continents (with a strong African presence) and from a diverse set of backgrounds, we were up to the task.”

Read the rest over at Future Agricultures.

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