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EVENT: A Greener Revolution: Improving productivity and increasing food security by enhancing ecosystem services

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Contributors: USAID
This seminar addresses the challenge of feeding a growing global population while maintaining the natural resource base upon which food production ultimately depends: water quality, soil fertility, pollination, pest control among other essential services. The seminar will feature experiences with integrated agriculture and environment programming and their ideas for scaling up innovative approaches to meet the food security challenge
When Jul 13, 2011
from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Where National Press Club 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC
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Wednesday, July 13 at 9:30am  for the 2nd USAID Summer Seminar on "A Greener Revolution: Improving productivity and increasing food security by enhancing ecosystem services" at the National Press Club. For a description of the seminar and a full list of speakers, please visit http://www.usaid.gov/km/seminars/index.html. Additional seminars will take place on Wednesdays through August 3.

Members of the public are welcome. No RSVP necessary. The National Press Club is located at 529 14th St. NW (corner of F & 14th), 13th floor.

 Did you miss the Book Club discussion of It's Our Turn to Eat?  If you work at USAID, please view notes and contribute to the conversation by commenting on The Extreme Librarian blog at: http://blogs.usaid.gov/library/2011/07/01/virtual-discussion-of-its-our-turn-to-eat/

 

Sara Scherr, President, Ecoagriculture Partners
James L. Anderson, Fisheries & Aquaculture Adviser, Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD), The World Bank
Joyce Turk, Animal Scientist, Bureau for Food Security, USAID
Moderator: Chris Kosnik, Leader, Land Resources Management Team, USAID

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