Climate change, pesticide contamination, soil-depletion, loss of land, power politics, mass pollinator die-offs, and a host of big business practices threaten the long-term availability of healthy food. In part two of this symposium on the future of food, Maria Armoudian speaks with a panel of experts about the possible solutions to the food crisis the world faces.

Joining Maria Armoudian on this panel are:

Michael Carolan, Professor of Sociology at Colorado State University. He is an expert in environmental and agricultural law and policy.

Richard Le Heron, Professor of Geography at the University of Auckland. He is an expert in environmental management.

Nicolas Lewis, Associate Professor of the Environment at the University of Auckland. He is an expert in political geography.

Anastasia Telesetsky, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Auckland. She is an expert in environmental law.

Discussion Podcast 


This interview was originally aired on the Scholars’ Circle. To access our archive of episodes and download this interview click here.

The Scholars’ Circle is our radio show that is broadcast weekly in ten US cities and available via podcast and/or transcript on our website. It brings together scholars’ from across various disciplines to discuss current issues in their chosen fields and various research that is taking place. For more click here.

This panel discussion formed part of The Big Q’s 2018 Symposium Series.

See Also:

Why have food security projects failed in rural Africa?

Q+A: What are the politics of food insecurity?

Is food security in flux?