Planet | Farming, Farmlands, & Food Production

The Future of Food with Barton, Dimick, Ranganathan, Reiter

Published on Jun 23, 2015

Sustaining agricultural productivity amid population growth, climate change, water scarcity and declining soil health is a daunting global challenge. And California, the nations food basket now in its fourth year of a devastating drought, is ground zero. Pressures on farmers and agricultural supply chains across the world are unprecedented. But there are solutions. Using California as a case study, this provocative plenary will highlight key strategies and tough choices – for feeding the world's seven billion people while preserving the planet.

Speakers include:

Brooke Barton, Senior Program Director, Water Program, Ceres (moderator)

Dennis Dimick, Executive Editor, Environment, National Geographic Magazine

Janet Ranganathan, Vice President for Science and Research, World Resources Institute

J. Miles Reiter, Chairman, Driscolls Inc.
EarthSayersDennis Dimick; Janet Ranganathan; J. Miles Reiter
EarthSayers RatingRecommended
CountryUnited States
Member of Special CollectionCeres Annual Conferences
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