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Tackling World Food System Challenges: Across Disciplines, Sectors, and Scales

    June 21, 2015-June 26, 2015
    Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland

Overview: The world food system faces unprecedented challenges in its ability to feed a growing global population. There is an urgent need for viable solutions and the scope of the challenges requires collaborative efforts more than ever. This conference highlighted solution-focused, interdisciplinary, and system-oriented research and practice addressing how to feed the world while considering human health, the environment, and social well-being.This conference highlighted solution-focused, interdisciplinary, and system-oriented research and practice addressing how to feed the world while considering human health, the environment, and social well-being.

Program: The aim was to bring together researchers and other food system stakeholders to exchange ideas, methodologies, success stories, and lessons learned. The Agriculture & Food Systems Institute was a participant at this event.