Friday, September 8, 9:00AM – 10:00AM
By 2050 the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion, 34 percent higher than today. As food production is predicted to fall short of consumption needs, what are the innovations towards producing food for an additional 2 billion people? What is being done from a policy standpoint, and what is the role of agricultural biotechnologies in seeking ways to alleviate hunger? On a regional and local level, what can farmers, producers and consumers do to create less strain on our food production systems?