Food, Conservation and Environmental Change: Is Compromise Possible?

Aug 16th, 1992 - Aug 29th, 1992

This workshop explored present and future approaches to understanding the complex interrelationships between food production, human development, and the ability of the environment to withstand those pressures. Focus was given to nutrient requirements in agriculture and best practices. Case studies were utilized to characterize the problem and potential solutions.

Keywords: agriculture, human interactions, land use change


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Day 1August 17, 1992

1:30 pm Overview on Ecological/Environmental Issues Associated with Food Production in the Tropics

3:30 pm Summary and Agenda for the Session


Pamela Matson

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
starEvent Co-Chair

Rosamond Lee Naylor

Stanford University
William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science & Sr. Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and Environment
starEvent Co-Chair


Vanderbilt University
Professor of Physics (Emeritus)
University of Alabama
Director of Environmental Studies
The Land Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Chief Park Interpreter
National University of Mexico (UNAM)
Stanford University
Stanford University
Colorado State University (CSU)
University of New Hampshire
University of Colorado, Boulder
Director, Environment & Behavior Program
World Resources Institute
World Bank
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Michigan State University
Environmental Education
Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria
Coordinador Programa Nacional Forestal
Stanford University
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
Director General

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