Lecture: Can the World Feed 9 Billion People?

Douglas Bereuter, who served 26 years in Congress and later was the President of the Asia Foundation, will lecture on the topic, "Can the World Feed 9 Billion People? A Global Agricultural Development Initiative." After the lecture, there will be a reception with Congressman Bereuter.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is required:

http://igs.berkeley.edu/events/2013-matsui-lecture

Congressman Bereuter will address critical issues such as global poverty, food production, and sustainability. In Congress, Bereuter served as a member of the House Select Committee on Hunger for its entire period of existence, and was well-known for his for global hunger and agriculture initiatives. He also served as Vice Chairman of the House International Relations Committee. At the Asia Foundation, he oversaw a six-year period of growth. He is now serving as a Matsui Lecturer at UC-Berkeley.

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  • Henry R.

    Competing values of greatest populous versus quality of life.

    March 6, 2013

  • Donald D.

    In my alternate life i have already created the plans and execution for feeding 9 billion people within an 18 year span. We already have the capability.

    March 6, 2013

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