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Sustainability and Globalization lecture series: The Global Food Economy

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When: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Richardson Memorial (Architecture) in Room 201
Lecture Hall, Main Floor, School of Architecture building, , Tulane University Campus
US

 

Sustainability and Globalization lecture series

featuring Dr. Ralph D. Christy. Director of Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development and Professor of Emerging Markets

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Building: Richardson Memorial (Architecture) in Room 201
Location: uptown campus
Other Information: Lecture Hall, Main Floor, School of Architecture building, , Tulane University Campus

Professor Ralph D. Christy is Director of Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development and Professor of Emerging Markets at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he teaches and conducts food marketing research and educational programs on the economic performance of markets and distribution systems. He has advised industry leaders and public policy makers on food marketing strategies, economic development, and the organization of the global food economy. A Ph.D. graduate of Michigan State University's Department of Agricultural Economics, Christy is past President of the American Agricultural Economics Association, and is currently a Board Member of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, WinRock International, and the Agribusiness Capital Fund.  He is the author of three books, A Century of Service:  Land Grant Colleges and Universities, 1890-1990(1992); Achieving Sustainable Communities in a Global Economy (2004); and Emerging Markets (forthcoming).  His most recent research calls attention to the role of creating an enabling environment for accelerating agro-industries' contributions to sustain economic growth and development.

Sponsored by: School of Architecture as well as In partnership with The World Trade Center of New Orleans, The UNO Department of Planning and Urban Studies, Loyola's Center for Environmental Law and Land Use and the Urban Land Institute of Louisiana

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Please RSVP via email to ebrierre@wtcno.org or via phone at 504-529-1601 via the web athttp://www.nolasustainglobal.com

For more information contact Alexandra Stroud via email to astroud1@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-865-5389

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://www.nolasustainglobal.com and at http://tulane.edu/calendar/event-details.cfm?uid=CAF239F9-C499-E493-9AD80FFD05A93C7B

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