Water for Food Institute to host seminars on water, food, agriculture

Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute
Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute will host a series of policy seminars focusing on water, food and agriculture. Each seminar is free and open to public and will take place in Nebraska East Union. Participants will have an opportunity to visit with the presenters following each talk.

The seminars will be live-streamed via Adobe Connect: https://connect.unl.edu/dwfi/.

Videos of each seminar will later be archived on UNL's MediaHub website: http://mediahub.unl.edu/channels/371?orderby=datecreated&order=DESC&page=1&limit=10

Schedule of policy seminars:

• Joanna Endter-Wada, associate professor of Natural Resource Policy and Social Science, Utah State University

Friday, Oct. 25, 10-11 a.m.
Goldenrod Room, East Union
Seminar: "Place-Based Policies and Practices: Connecting Water, Land and People to Sustain Food Systems"

• Aditi Mukherji, theme leader, Water and Air, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu, Nepal

Monday, Oct. 28, 3-4 p.m.
Cottonwood Room, East Union
Seminar: "Doing Policy Relevant Research on Water, Food and Agriculture: Examples from India"

• Nicholas Brozovic, associate professor of Environmental and Resource Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Friday, Nov. 1, 10-11 a.m.
Goldenrod Room, Nebraska East Union
Seminar: "Challenges and Opportunities for Resilient Groundwater Management"

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska is a research, education and policy analysis institute committed to helping the world efficiently use its limited freshwater resources, with particular focus on ensuring the food supply for current and future generations.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/jtip