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Summit on Global Food Security and Health
George Mason University
Founders Hall – Arlington, VA
October 16, 2014
12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.
Join the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs’ for the First Annual Conference on Global Food Security and Health.
Speakers include experts from organizations such as Oxfam America, Bread for the World, the International Medical Corps and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Academics from universities in the U.S. and abroad will discuss their research on food security with an eye to improving access, addressing challenges, and developing partnerships to improve global food security and related health outcomes.
Organized in cooperation with the Policy Studies Organization, the World Medical & Health Policy journal, and the Center for the Study of International Medical Policies and Practices (CSIMPP) in the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University,
The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summit-on-food-security-and-health-tickets-13395144237
Contact Bonnie Stabile email@example.com with any questions.
Lunch will be provided.
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