Simpson College welcomes Dr. David Lambert who will deliver the 2014 World Food Prize Lecture. Dr. Lambert will deliver his lecture entitled "Global Food Security in Perspective: How Do We Meet the Challenges of a Hotter, Drier, Thirstier, and More Crowded Planet?"
David Lambert is principal, Lambert Associates, a Washington, DC, public affairs firm providing strategic policy advice to the US private sector, Land-grant universities, governments, and United Nations agencies, on issues related to global food security, child nutrition, food safety, and agricultural biotechnology. He also serves as Distinguished Fellow, Iowa State University’s Seed Science Center, and as Adjunct Assistant Professor at The Catholic University of America.
In 1999 President Clinton appointed and the US Senate confirmed Lambert to Rome as FAS Counselor to the US Mission to the UN Agencies. Serving until 2003, he promoted USDA’s food security policies with the UN and other government agencies, and served on Ambassador George McGovern’s humanitarian missions throughout Asia and Africa. He continues as a regular member of the US Delegation to the UN’s Codex Food Safety Commission in Rome and Geneva.
This event is free and open to the public.
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