IEAD USFQ, Food insecurity in Venezuelan migrants: Implications for the sustainability of Ecuador
Ivan Borja holds a PhD in International Development and an MS in Agricultural Economics, both from Texas A&M University. Ivan also obtained a BS in Agricultural Economics and an AS in Agronomy from Zamorano University. For more than 20 years, Ivan has taught in the areas of public policy, development, economics, education, public health, quantitative and qualitative methods, management and agribusiness. His research interests are oriented to the analysis and evaluation of public policies (social, economic, agricultural and environmental), human and economic development, poverty, education, public and global health, gender and equity. Actually, Ivan is Professor at Ana G. Mendez University and Senior Independent Consultant in development issues. Previously, he collaborated with San Francisco de Quito University, Grupo FARO and UNDP.
Session Organizer: Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ).
Session Description: Food systems around the world are impacting the natural resources that are key to food security. They are also accentuating issues pertaining to nutrition, demonstrating the need for healthier diets derived from more sustainable food sources. A range of issues, including climate change and the pandemic highlight the urgency of food system resilience in relation to sustainable development goals. This panel will bring academic, community and international organizations together to discuss urban food security and food sovereignty challenges and strategies to improve health and environmental outcomes in fairer and more equitable ways, with a focus on enhancing resilience of communities
Session Description: At this session, a set of shortlisted papers from the Call for Papers will be presented. More details will be added