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William Moseley: Decolonizing African Agriculture: Prioritizing Food Security and Agro-ecology in African Development

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Image of William G. MoseleyWilliam G. Moseley is DeWitt Wallace Professor of Geography, and Director of the Food, Agriculture & Society Program at Macalester College. 

Professor Moseley’s research interests include tropical agriculture, food and nutrition security, and development policy. He is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, as well as eight books, including: Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems (2016); Land Reform in South Africa: An Uneven Transformation (2015); and Hanging by a Thread: Cotton, Globalization and Poverty in Africa (2008). He currently sits on a scientific advisory panel to the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security. In 2013 he won the Media award, and in 2016 the Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang Distinguished Africa Scholar Award, both from the American Association of Geographers. His essays for the popular press have appeared in outlets such as The New York Times, Washington Post, and Al Jazeera English.


April 13
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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