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Population Dynamics: More People! More Food? An SKOV Seminar
December 12, 2018 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
SKOV, Ipso Facto and Nji Sri proudly anounce an upcoming seminar on population dynamics, with special focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, hosted by Prof. Dr. Ewout Frankema (Chair Rural and Environmental History).
Free event – available for everyone (students and non-students) – please register.
Please sign up: https://bit.ly/2KinCwJ
A short overview of the Seminar:
18:00 Welcome to The Spot restaurant for a quick meal (no registration required, costs around 5 euros) and/or coffee, tea.
19:00 Opening and Introduction of the topic
19:20 “Population dynamics in a nutshell” – dr Lia Hemelrik
19:50 “Population, health and development” – dr. Akin Akinyoade
20:20 “Actual versus Potential Crop Production: How to close the Yield Gap in sub- Saharan Africa?” – by dr ir ing. Tom Schut
20:50 Short break: coffee, tea.
21:05 Plenary discussion chaired by prof. Ewout Frankema.
22:00 Drinks and bites
About the speakers:
Dr. Lia Hemelrik
Associate professor of Theoretical biology, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Methods, Wageningen University & Reseach/WUR.
Dr. Akin Akinyoade
Africa Study Centre/ASC, Leiden University.
Dr. ir ing. Tom Schut
Senior researcher at the Department of Theoretical Production Ecology, Plant Production Systems Group, Wageningen University & Research/WUR