Podcast: Young – Sustainable water and natural resource management

Listen to a podcast of Prof Mike Young, Chair in Water Economics and Management at the University of Adelaide presenting on “Sustainable water and natural resource management”.

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From the Natural Resources in Demand Symposium Global and Local Perspectives October 11th, 2012.

Sponsors and partners include:

AARES: Australian Agricultural & Resource Economics Society [http://www.aares.org.au/]

RIRDC Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation [http://www.rirdc.gov.au/]
PIRSA Primary Industries and Regions SA [http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/]
The Waite Research Institute at the University of Adelaide [http://www.adelaide.edu.au/wri/]
More information about the symposium (including registration) can be found on the School’s events page.
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  • The land that feeds us: global scarcity and its implications – Dr Derek Byerlee, International Agricultural Policy Specialist and author of “Rising Global Interest in Farmland”
  • Sustainable water and natural resource management – Prof Mike Young, Chair in Water Economics and Management at the University of Adelaide
  • China and India’s policy options for their global food and nutrition security – Dr Shenggen Fan, Director General, The International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
  • Growth in emerging economies: impact on global food security by 2030 – Prof Kym Anderson, George Gollin Professor of Economics, Executive Director of the Wine Economics Research Centre, University of Adelaide
  • Morning speaker panel – moderated by Prof Roger Leigh, Director Waite Research Institute, University of Adelaide
  • Building Competitive Agricultural Landscapes for South Australia: Resources, Policies, and Regional Image: Welcome and Introduction – Prof Randy Stringer, Global Food Studies, University of Adelaide
  • South Australia’s Land and Soil Resources – James Hall, South Australia Principal Soil Scientist
  • South Australia’s Water Policy and Resources – Prof Mike Young, Chair in Water Economics and Management at the University of Adelaide
  • Ways to Keep Land in Agriculture – Dave Sands, Former Regional Director, B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Lands
  • Q&A – moderated by Prof Randy Stringer, Global Food Studies, University of Adelaide
  • Opening of overview of final session – Prof Randy Stringer, Global Food Studies, University of Adelaide
  • Why Promoting Regions Works – Assoc Prof Wendy J. Umberger, Global Food Studies, University of Adelaide
  • How Europeans Support Regions – Dr Douglas Bardsley, Senior Lecturer in Geography, Environment and Population, School of Social Sciences, University of Adelaide
  • How to Capture Regional Values – Prof Maria L. Loureiro, Department of Economics, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Afternoon speaker panel – moderated by Prof Randy Stringer, Global Food Studies, University of Adelaide
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