A visit with Bram Govaerts
Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large Bram Govaerts is visiting Cornell’s Ithaca campus the week of March 14. Govaerts is the Director of the Integrated Development Program and Regional Representative for the Americas in the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). Visit Govaerts’ profile page.
- Public lecture:
Food Security: A legacy turned into a future challenge of peace, posterity & empowerment
Tuesday, March 15, 4:30 p.m., 230 Rockefeller Hall
- Department of Global Development Seminar Series:
What is the leading agricultural research for development organization doing to help farmers adapt to climate change?
Wednesday March 16, 12:25 p.m., 135 Emerson or via Zoom. (Zoom link.)
- Panel discussion at The Soil Factory:
Creativity-CoCreation-Collaboration: A Panel Conversation
Govaerts is joined by Neema Kudva, Anna Davidson, Prabhu Pingali and Mario Herrero to discuss university engagement, art-science, energizing stakeholders, and wild science for addressing sustainability challenges, with Johannes Lehmann and Rebecca Nelson. Concurrent art installations on Soil Soul by Abrie Fourie, No Words by Melissa Zarem and Elise Nicol, Stories of Solidarity by Neema Kudva, Anna Shats, Rewa Phansalkar, Alekhya Mukkavili, and 81 Degrees and The Lost City by Anna Davidson provide starting points for interdisciplinary conversation. Download poster.
Thursday, March 17, 5 p.m., The Soil Factory, 610 Elmira Rd, Ithaca. (Detailed map.) Please RSVP at to help us plan for food and drinks.