What is wrong with our food system? An evening with Prof Graziano da Silva

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Senate Chamber, Trent Building

University Park

University of Nottingham

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The Future Food Beacon is pleased to welcome Professor Graziano da Silva, Former Director-General of the FAO.

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The Future Food Beacon is pleased to welcome Professor Graziano da Silva, Former Director-General of the FAO, and Special Ambassador to the Global Panel on Nutrition, to the University of Nottingham. Professor da Silva will be delivering a lecture titled 'What is wrong with our food system?', followed by a Q&A.

October 23 2019, 5.30pm

Senate Chamber, Trent Building, University Park

Prof. José Graziano da Silva has worked on food security, rural development and agriculture issues for over 35 years, most notably as the architect of Brazil’s Zero Hunger programme and as the Director General of FAO from 2012 to 2019. He previously headed the FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean from 2006 to 2011. In September 2019, he was nominated as the Special Ambassador for the Global Panel on Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition (Glo_pan), where he will continue to advocate for the promotion of sustainable food systems that ensures equitable access to healthy diets and zero hunger for all. Prof. José Graziano da Silva holds a Bachelor's Degree in Agronomy, a Master's Degree in Rural Economics and Sociology from the University of São Paulo, and a PhD in Economic Sciences from the State University of Campinas. He also has post-Doctorate Degrees in Latin American Studies (University College of London) and Environmental Studies (University of California, Santa Cruz).

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Senate Chamber, Trent Building

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University of Nottingham

Nottingham

NG7 2QH

United Kingdom

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