The increasing urgency of the climate crisis is creating new opportunities for structural reforms to farm, trade, food and energy policies. It is critical to ensure that justice and equity are at the center of these reforms.
The Human Right to Food and Just Transition are global frameworks that offer complimentary approaches to systemic reform of our food, agriculture, and energy systems. These frameworks also protect the rights of food producers, consumers and rural and urban communities.
A Freeman Center for International Economic Policy Seminar with Dr. Steve Suppan.
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 12:45-2:00 p.m.
Location: Josie Robinson Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Tickets are free; please register in advance.
IATP's Dr. Steve Suppan will deliver a lecture at the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences. He will present his lecture, titled "Unsustainability Factors in U.S. Trade Policy", to the undergraduate food systems majors’ capstone course on February 4.
Director of Rural Strategies and Climate Change Ben Lilliston will be a speaker in the workshop Supply Management: Dirty Word or Powerful Tool? which looks at supply management as a tool for fair farm incomes. The workshop will take place on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:45 a.m. during the Wisconsin Farmers Union Convention held at the Holiday Inn & Central Wisconsin Convention Center Rothschild, WI.