Prof to Talk Global Food Crisis With Ottawa Citizen

January 27, 2012 - In the News

Geography professor Evan Fraser will participate in a live online discussion on food scarcity, the environment and optimism in the Ottawa Citizen Monday from 11 a.m. to noon.

The discussion will be moderated by Kate Heartfield, a journalist and fiction writer, and also includes Frances Moore Lappe, author of EcoMind.

Fraser joined U of G in fall 2010 as the Canada Research Chair in Global Human Security. He co-wrote the book Empires of Food: Feast, Famine and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations about how and why human culture depends on food, what happens when a culture runs out of it and our likely future. He has become a sought-after media expert and consultant on the global food crisis.

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