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(Webinar) The Intersection of Food Security, Policy, and Climate Change
October 17, 2014
Organized by the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy, Dr. Phillip Loring (Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan) presents his webinar on “The Intersection of Food Security, Policy, and Climate Change.”
“Food security is a world-wide societal challenge, and one area of the world where food insecurity is increasing is the North American Arctic and Subarctic. In this presentation Dr. Loring reviews research on food security in general and as it has been executed in the North over the last 15 years. He reviews a comprehensive set of findings regarding why people are food insecure: challenges like remoteness and climate change play a role, but the primary drivers of food insecurity for northern peoples continue to be governance and policy issues, issues that have been recognized and critiqued for many decades. In light of new challenges to the rights of indigenous peoples in the North such as climate change and development, Loring offers suggestions for future research and policy that focuses on place-based and rights-based approaches to planning and development.” from https://accap.uaf.edu/?q=food_security
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