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Roundtable: Hungry for Stability – Food Security Challenges for the 21st Century

On January 10, 2012, the NATO Council of Canada will host a roundtable discussion that explores these pressing issues. Professor Mustafa Koç from the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Studies in Food Security at Ryerson University will examine how conflict – including the Arab Spring – has shaped and been shaped by food insecurity in the Middle East and North Africa. Professor Cecilia Rocha, also from the CSFS at Ryerson, will discuss food security challenges in Brazil from an economic perspective, as well as some innovative ways in which they are being addressed. Professor Christopher Gore of the CSFS at Ryerson will explore environmental challenges to food security in the East Africa region.

NATO Association of Canada
The NATO Association of Canada (NAOC) strives to educate and engage Canadians about NATO and its goals of peace, prosperity and security. The NAOC ensures Canada has an informed citizenry able to participate in discussions about its role on the world stage.