Global food security

29 October 2015
October 29, 2015
Staff for Communication – City - Communication and Events Office - General Management – University of Trento
via Calepina 14 - 38122 Trento, Italy
+39 0461 281809-1133
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Room 108 - via T. Gar, 14 - Trento

The event discusses the issues concerning global food security from a multidisciplinary perspective. Special attention will be paid to climatic, environmental, economic and social aspects affecting food production and consumption around the world.


  • 14:15-14:30 Introduction - Stefano Schiavo (University of Trento)
  • 14:30-15:00 The challenge of food security: the role of population growth, climate change, and food trade - Francesco Laio (Politecnico di Torino)
  • 15:00-15:30 Monitoring global food security - Piero Conforti (FAO)
  • 15:30-16:00 The pathway towards more sustainable diets - Luca Ruini (Barilla Foundation - Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition)
  • 16:00-16:30 Discussion and concluding remarks

Scientific Coordination

Prof. Stefano Schiavo
Dott.ssa Martina Sartori (martina.sartori [at]

The event is organized with the financial support of the projects: ViWaN - The global VIrtual WAter Network: social, economic, and environmental implications, funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (FIRB - RBFR12BA3Y); and CLIMAWARE - CLIMatic change impacts on future Availability of WAter REsources and hydro-geological risks, funded by the University of Trento.

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