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2nd International Conference on Global Food Security, 11-14 October 2015, New York, USA

By 2050 the world population will reach at least 9 billion people. At the same time, achieving global food security in an environmentally sustainable way remains one of the greatest challenges faced by mankind. The urgency of the issue has led to huge scientific strides forwards, making it difficult to keep up with the rapidly expanding volume of scientific research. 

The Second International Conference on Global Food Security was held at Cornell University, New York, USA from 11-14 October 2015 to deliver a state-of-the-art analysis, inspiring visions and innovative research methods arising from research in any of a wide range of disciplines.The goal of this conference is to better understand economic, social, biophysical, technological and institutional drivers of current and future global food security. 

The conference addressed food production, processing and distribution, the availability, access, utilization and stability dimensions of food security, and the trade-offs between competing environmental, economic or social objectives and outcomes.

For more information and to view the conference topics list for parallel sessions, click here.

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