Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute hosts fall webinar series

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Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute hosts fall webinar series


The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute continues its webinars this fall with the 2020 Water for Food Global Webinar Series. While the institute had to postpone its signature Water for Food Global Conference to next year, it will still provide a digital platform to highlight research, innovation and important topics related to its mission of global food and water security.

Sessions will be held every Thursday at 10 a.m. and are free and open to the public. After registering, participants will receive a Zoom link via email.

The first webinar of the series, on Oct. 1, explores water reuse as a tool for water security and sustainability across agriculture, municipal use and food production. Experts will discuss the current situation of water reuse, technology and application from a local and global perspective. The session will be moderated by Peter McCornick, executive director of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute.

Speakers include:

• Anne Thebo, senior researcher, Pacific Institute

• Shannon Spurlock, founder and principal consultant, Ochotona Consulting

• Clinton Williams, soil scientist, U.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service

• Yulie Meneses, Water for Food processing specialist, Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

Future topics include:

• Advancing Science-Based Targets for Freshwater: Aligning Corporate Action for Better Impact

• Water, Climate and Health

• Innovation in Irrigation

• Ag Entrepreneurship

• View from the Field

Learn more about the webinar series here.

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