Global Food Challenge

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 9:00am

Categories: Engagement, Fellowships

CFANS Dean Brian Buhr and CSOM Dean Sri Zaheer joined deans from the agriculture and business schools at Iowa State and Purdue University as special guests at a Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge panel in late August.

The Ag Deans panel addressed how the food and agriculture industry is adapting to meet the demands of global markets, ag-technology, and consumers. The deans explained... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 1:45pm

Categories: By the Numbers Topics: Athletes Village, CFANS, CSE, CSOM, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Land O'Lakes Scholars, LeaderShape, Sponsorships, Welcome Week

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 9:45am

Categories: Students

How can a hybrid maize help to increase production of Kenya’s staple crop? This question and others provided powerful learning experiences for the U of M's 2015-­16 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader interns as they met with professors and students from Maseno University in Kenya in June 2016.  

Along with interns from four other American universities, the students visited locations... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 10:15am

Categories: Students, Fellowships

One way Land O’Lakes is addressing the challenge of feeding the world’s growing population is through the Global Food Challenge – Emerging Leaders for Food Security fellowship, which was created in 2014.

Three exceptional and passionate University of Minnesota students are among the current group of emerging leaders who, thanks to Land O’Lakes, are working with agricultural experts and... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 9:30am

Categories: Students, Fellowships

U of M junior Mandi Egeland spent 2014-15 as a Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader for Food Security Fellow. She explored food security issues from many angles, visiting the African nations of Malawi and Zambia as well as Washington D.C. In addition, Mandi helped to recruit and mentor the program’s 2015-16 University of Minnesota cohort.

What was Mandi’s experience like? We caught up... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge, CSOM

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:00am

Categories: Students, Fellowships

U of M Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders encouraged their fellow students to join the global hunger conversation at an awareness-building event on February 22. Set up on a busy East Bank campus sidewalk, their information table featured an engaging set of maps and materials. Questions such as “how will we feed another 2 billion people in 30 years?” and “what percent of food is thrown away... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

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