Professor Miguel Altieri
College of Natural Resources
University of California, Berkeley
will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 30, 2002 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.
Cecil and Ida Green Lecture
Fatal Harvest: The Ecological Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture
Dr. Altieri is a world authority on agroecology and the design of sustainable farming systems. He teaches agroecology at UC-Berkeley but also in various Masters programs offered by several Universities in Spain, Italy and Latin America. He has published 7 books, among them Agroecology; the Science of Sustainable Agriculture, and more than 200 papers in scientific journals. His research focuses on the development of alternative agricultural technologies for resource-poor farmers in developing countries and for organic farmers in the industrial world.
Fall Program 2002
Sep 28, Oct 5, Oct 19, Oct 26, Nov 2, Nov 9, Nov 16, Nov 23, Nov 30.