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Life after 2008: Evaluating the future of Technological Optimism, Neoliberalism and Cheap Food?
Presenter: Hugh Campbell

October 4, 4-5pm
Centre for Sustainability, 547 Castle St

Abstract: The world food crisis of 2008 signaled the start of a period of crisis, instability and change in the global politics of food. This crisis also brought into sharper focus the long term implications of changing climate and energy scenarios for the world food system. In this presentation, t...Read More

What does it take to be resilient? A case study of rice agriculture in Indonesia.
Presenter: Angga Dwiartama

September 20, 4-5pm
Centre for Sustainability, 547 Castle St.

Abstract: Recently, discussions focusing on agricultural sustainability have increasingly referred to resilience, a concept that offers an understanding of stability and transformation within social-ecological systems as well as a defining a normative aspect of improved management. Rice agriculture...Read More

Community Initiatives in Wetland Management -
The Lake Waihola Waipori Wetland Complex
By Paul Pope
Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 547 Castle St
September 6, 4-5pm

Abstract: The Lake Waihola and Waipori area covers 2157 hectares including the two lakes. The wetland complex is the most significant water bird habitat in Otago, and is considered to be of national importance. The Lake Waihola Waipori Wetlands Society Inc. works with 21 landowners within the area ...Read More

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