University of Kentucky College of Agriculture



UK Environmental Seminar Series


The UK Environmental Seminar Series features nationally recognized scholars who will address major global challenges surrounding sustainability and the environment, such as the global water crisis, global climate change, food security, and emerging contaminants as well as challenges surrounding the implementation of sustainable practices in government and industry. Each part of the series will be themed around a major issue. The series is funded by the Office of the Provost and provides students, staff, faculty and the community the opportunity to engage with and learn from experts in these major areas of research. 


 Part II: Food Security - March 27, 2012


"Global Food Security and Green Economy"


Dr. Shenggen Fan

International Food Policy Research Institute
Washington, DC


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Part I: Water - November 3, 2011

"New Thinking for Water in the 21st Century"


Dr. Peter Gleick

Co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute


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