Food Policy Institute Launch

PLEASE NOTE: THE VENUE FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED.
Crawford School of Public Policy

Event details

Public Policy Week

Date & time

Wednesday 05 June 2013
2.00pm–5.15pm

Venue

Barton Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speaker

Various speakers

Contacts

Ms Yanhong Ouyang
61254387

Registration

It is an extraordinary and melancholy fact that over one billion people today live undernourished and famished existences. To help comprehend the causes, consequences and policy implications of food deprivation and food insecurity, and the associated ‘supermarket revolution’, Crawford School launches the Food Policy Institute. A recognition of the critical significance for public policy, human dignity and health of research and policy involvement regarding the most essential of our needs.

2pm Opening remarks
>Professor Tom Kompas, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
Keynote address and official launch
>Senator the Hon Joe Ludwig, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Minister Assisting on Queensland Flood Recovery

2.15pm Food security in Asia and the Pacific: The rapidly changing role of rice
>Professor Peter Timmer, Harvard University and Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

2.30pm Global food and water gaps
>Professor Quentin Grafton, ANU Public Policy Fellow and UNESCO chair in Water Economics

2.45pm How food prices affect poverty
>Professor Peter Warr, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

3-3.30pm Afternoon tea
3.30pm Food security in Asia’s populous countries: What role for trade?
>Professor Kym Anderson, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

3.45pm Food security and the global food trade regime
>Professor Carsten Daugbjerg, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

4pm Biofuel subsidies and carbon emissions: The case for a green paradox
>Professor Tom Kompas, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

4.15pm Audience discussion

5.15-6pm Reception
For more information visit ANU Public Policy 2013

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