Sustainability Governance in the Anthropocene: A Symposium

May 7, 2024

How can we manage major challenges like climate change, food security, and biodiversity loss in the face of accelerating human pressure, increasing complexity, and persistent inequality? Watching the recording of the day-long symposium featuring globally renowned social scientists discussing how different governance systems are experimenting, learning, failing, and succeeding at managing resources under stress.

Speaker Biographies

Jennifer Clapp
Dr. Jennifer Clapp is a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability and Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She is currently a member of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub. Dr. Clapp has published widely on the global governance of problems that arise at the intersection of the global economy, food security and food systems, and the natural environment.
Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee is a University Research Professor in Geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland, in St. John’s, Canada. She is leading a major global research partnership, Too Big To Ignore (TBTI), which aims at elevating the profile of small-scale fisheries and rectifying their marginalization in national and international policies around the world. 
Dr. Meredith Gore is a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Maryland College Park. Her research interests focus on community-based natural resource management and enhancing understanding of risk concepts and their application to biodiversity conservation. The majority of her activities can be described as convergence research on issues such as wildlife trafficking, illegal logging, fishing and mining. She has been a National Academies of Sciences Jefferson Science Fellow and US Department of State Embassy Science Fellow.
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