About the Symposium

Photo by Paul Kirchner Studios

Photo by Paul Kirchner Studios

The inaugural Berkeley Food Institute Symposium on May 6-7, 2013 included a keynote address by Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food to the United Nations. The symposium brought together representatives from the public, private, and NGO sectors as well as citizen activists together with UC Berkeley and external academics and staff to begin to set the research agenda for the institute.

Please use this link to download the Symposium Program: Berkeley Food Institute Symposium Program

Use the following links for recordings of the event:

Keynote Address by Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

Panel 1: Challenges and Opportunities in Transforming the Global Food System

Panel 2: Tackling Key Challenges and Opportunities in Changing Research and Policy Across the Food System