Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid
Event Date: November 21, 2011 - 2:30 pm
Location: Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 3120
JENNIFER CLAPP, University of Waterloo and CIGI.
Presented by the International Political Economy Network (IPEN) at CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.
Jennifer Clapp is a CIGI chair in Global Environmental Governance and professor in both the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo. Her published work covers a range of topics at the interface of the global economy, food and the environment, including the politics of agricultural trade, food aid, agricultural biotechnology and the role of transnational corporations in global environmental and food governance. She is the co-author of Paths to a Green World: The Political Economy of the Global Environment (MIT Press, 2005), and author of Toxic Exports: The Transfer of Hazardous Wastes from Rich to Poor Countries (Cornell University Press, 2001) and Adjustment and Agriculture in Africa: Farmers, the State and the World Bank in Guinea (Macmillan, 1997). She is co-editor of several other books, of the journal Global Environmental Politics, and editorial board member of the journal Global Governance.
This event is part of the International Political Economy Network 2011-2012 Speakers’ Series.Tags: development, food aid, international political economy, IPEN, Jennifer Clapp