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Study Groups and Lectures: Feeding the World


As history has shown, adequate food supply is key to the survival of civilizations. With an ever-growing population, food security now faces enormous challenges: climate change, water scarcity, dwindling land resources and demand for biofuels. How can corporations and governments, and we as individuals, work toward providing sufficient nutritious and affordable food in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner?

Participants are expected to make presentations of about 30 minutes and take part in discussion. Topics can include historical, cultural, geographical, scientific, ecological or political issues. A suggested list will be available in advance from the moderators.


Moderators: Fiona Clark and Liz Parish

To register by mail or in person: Pay for your membership ($100) and any lectures ($7 each) with a single cheque payable to McGill University. Cash is not accepted. To register online: You have the option to use Internet banking. You can set up McGill University as a payee with your bank. You may also register for a lecture at the door (the fee is $10) on the day of the lecture. We recommend that you contact the office beforehand to check if space is available. Lectures are non-refundable. Full details:

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 11:45 AM to 1:45 PM


2nd Floor - 688 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3R1


November 26, 2012 to January 15, 2013


General $10.00 CAD  


Event Registrar
Phone: 514-398-8234