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Gustafson to speak at MSUM symposium

Daniel Gustafson, director of the North American liaison office for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, will present the keynote address during Minnesota State University Moorhead's "Food for Thought" symposium that runs ...

Daniel Gustafson, director of the North American liaison office for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, will present the keynote address during Minnesota State University Moorhead's "Food for Thought" symposium that runs today through Nov. 20 on campus.

His address, "Global Food Security and Current Food Crisis: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?" will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in MSUM's Science Lab Building 118.

Other lectures during the symposium in Science Lab Building 118 include: 7 tonight, Vernon Dobis, "Ending Hunger in our Lifetime"; 7 p.m. Monday, Chris Chastain and Andrew Marry, "Genetically Modified Foods - Facts and Fallacies"; 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Paul Sando, "Grain, Fuel, Soil and Water: Geographic Perspectives on a World Food Crisis"; and 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Andrew Conteh, "Food as a Human Right."

All lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, call (218) 477-5836.

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