How Will We Feed Our Growing Population?
On October 11, 2012 the Earth Institute hosted the State of the Planet Conference, an opportunity to assesses the state of global, natural and human systems in order to identify those factors central to achieving sustainable development.As part of the conference, the Earth Institute fielded public questions via a Crowdhall forum. One question raised was “How will we feed our growing populaton?” See the response below from CGSD Director Glenn Denning and Amina J. Mohammed, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Post-2015 Development Planning.
Global Master’s in Development Practice students from China, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Brazil and beyond played an integral role in the conference, raising relevant sustainable development challenges, and proposing solutions for local policy makers. Watch the full conference online here.