Thursday, April 25, 2013

Borlaug Seminar Fri. 4/26, 1-2pm: Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Location: AGLS 115 Time: 1pm-2pm Friday, 4/26:
In his seminar lecture on April 26, Dr. Belay E. Begashaw will discuss Texas A&M University’s role in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
The SDSN is a new initiative that combines scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society and the private sector around the world. The initiative endeavors to alleviate global poverty and hunger in the face of a world population approaching 9 billion people by 2050.
The SDSN is intended to carry on the work still left following the Millennium Development Goals, a UN program ending 2015 that has seen success mitigating extreme poverty and hunger around the world.
Dr. Begashaw is director of the Columbia University Global Center for Africa.

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