Event Details

Date:
Monday, 18 March 2019 - Monday, 18 March 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room:
Seminar Room (275) Global Change Institute Level 2, Building 20
UQ Location:
Steele Building (St Lucia)
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Event Contact

Name:
Dr Grace Muriuki
Phone:
0437058281
Email:
g.muriuki@uq.edu.au
Org. Unit:
Agriculture and Food Sciences

Event Description

Full Description:
Urbanisation is one of this century’s most transformative trends, with over half the world’s population now living in cities. This has significant implications for sustainability, with competing demands for agriculture, housing and infrastructure, energy and water. The urban poor face multi-faceted vulnerabilities at the urban Nexus of water, energy, and food. Leandro is part of a team working on a transnational three-city case study, a collaborative project between the University of Sao Paolo (looking at the city of Gaurulhos), the University of Sussex (looking at the city of Sofia, Bulgaria) and Wageningen University (looking at Kampala, Uganda). He will share some of the findings from Guarulhos.

Directions to UQ

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Directions:
To St Lucia Campus, UQ Ipswich, and UQ Gatton.

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