Food Tank Webinar Series with Dr. Roger Leakey on The Global Food Crisis

Food Tank Webinar Series with Dr. Roger Leakey on The Global Food Crisis
From foodtank.com, by Sarah Small

The Global Food Crisis: can we heal an ailing and divided world? The answer is ‘yes’ but it will require a different mindset if we are to have the ‘political will’ to scale up existing, unconventional approaches based on the ideas of poor smallholder farmers in Africa: ones that are being highly successful after 12 years on a scale of 500 villages. Roger will first examine the production and associated social, economic and environmental issues driving a downward spiral that results in hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation. He will then present a simple, bottom-up, 3-step approach to reversing this downward spiral, before looking at some of the outcomes to date and the potential impacts.

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