Sustainable Agriculture search Lecture: Dr. Fabrice DeClerck, "Agricultural Landscapes: the last battleground for sustainability?", Mar 17

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Discussion to follow in 114 Morgan Hall

Brief Bio:
Fabrice DeClerck is a research scientist at Bioversity International where he leads the program on Biodiversity for Landscape Management and Restoration. His work focuses on the conservation and use of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes and their contribution to global sustainability goals and human well-being. While founded in ecology, his research is interdisciplinary using socio-ecological and food systems approaches to sustainability including a focus on human health and nutrition, social justice and gender equity, and sustainable use of biodiversity in agriculture. Fabrice collaborates on several global initiatives, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Agriculture and Food, and the Stockholm Food Forum (EAT). He is an adjunct researcher with CATIE in Costa Rica, and the Earth Institute at Columbia University.