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Join us at Chats in the Stacks, featuring our new book

Rapid
structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and
food production in rural areas across the world.

Join
us for a Chats in the
Stacks
talk by Prabhu Pingali, editor of the new book Agriculture
and Rural Development in a Globalizing World
 
(1st Edition/Routledge,
May 2017). 

Thursday,
November 2, at 4:00 pm | 
Mann
Library, Stern Seminar Room 160

He will discuss the multi-faceted nature of agriculture and rural
development and the greatest challenges facing the developing world. As
societies adapt to the transformation process, institutional changes are needed
to address food and nutrition security. Contributing authors are eminent
international scholars who have been actively engaged in these contemporary
debates.

Prabhu
Pingali
is a professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and
Management in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, with a joint
appointment in the Division of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Human
Ecology. He is the founding director of the Tata-Cornell Institute of
Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI). Prior to joining Cornell, he was the deputy
director of the Agricultural Development Division of the Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation, from 2008 to May 2013.

Light
refreshments served.

The
book talk series at Mann Library
is supported by the Mary A. Morrison Public
Education Fund.

For
more information, visit https://mannlib.cornell.edu/
or call (607) 255-5406.