Working Session: Food—Feeding the World in 2050: An Introduction to the Drawdown Food Sector (Option 1 of 3)

Date and Time
  Mon, September 16, 10:00 - 12:00
Location
Moderators
Titles and Affiliations
Professor of Rural Sociology, Penn State
Project Drawdown Senior Fellow
Titles and Affiliations
Senior Fellow, Project Drawdown
Discussants
Titles and Affiliations
Drawdown Scholar, Penn State
Titles and Affiliations
Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor of Crop Production and Ecology, Penn State
Titles and Affiliations
CEO and Co-Founder, 412 Food Rescue
Innovation Talk Presenters
Name
Titles and Affiliations
Director, Inyenyeri
Online Moderator
Note Taker

The conventional food value chain, including the production of farm inputs, production, processing, consumption, and waste disposal, currently contributes 25 to 35% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Project Drawdown’s Food Sector analysis includes both demand-side (plant-rich diet, food waste, etc.,) and supply-side (regenerative agriculture, silvopasture, etc.,) solutions that reduce emissions from farming, ranching, and land clearing, create more efficient supply chains and sequester significant amounts of carbon. These solutions also must ensure the availability of sufficient food for all people today, and for growing populations into the future. 

This session will include a panel discussion and presentations.

Related Conference Themes
Food