Tomorrow's rural world: Depopulated and disadvantaged, or crucial suppliers of the essentials of life?
Speaker: Richard Wakeford; Director, General Rural Farms, working for Scotland and the UK Government; Chair, OECD Rural Working Party
Department: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Location: Friend Center Convocation Room
Date/Time: Thursday, February 11, 2010, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Richard Wakeford will set out some of the challenges for policy makers and politicians, engineers and economists if all the growing world population are to enjoy a good quality of life in the future; and what this means for the way we use rural resources such as people, land and water. Do we have the global systems in place to deliver the future we want for future generations?
Jointly sponsored by the Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment and the Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Program at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.