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Climate Risk Management in Sub-Saharan Agriculture - Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture

  •  Wednesday 14 November 2018
  •  17:30 - 21:00
  •  Madejski Lecture Theatre
    Agriculture Building
    Earley Gate
    RG6 6AR

The 13th Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture will be held at 6:30pm on 14th November 2018 in the Madejski Lecture Theatre, at which three industry specialists will be discussing ‘Climate Risk Management in Sub-Saharan Agriculture’.  

The three speakers are:

Rosalind Cornforth - Director, Walker Institute

Olga Speckhardt - Head of Global Insurance Solutions, Syngenta Foundation

Peter Dorward - Leader of the Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) Programme

With each speaker tackling this topic through a different lens of expertise, the evening is set to be rich in challenging discussions. If you would like to join us at this year’s lecture, please email Teresa Hicks - or call: 0118 378 8152.

Programme of events
Chair - Dr Andrew Bennett CMG, President, Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA)

  • 17:30 - 18:30 - Assemble and Networking Meeting
  • 18:30 - 18:40 - Welcome - Professor Julian Park, Head of School
  • 18:40 - 19:40 - The Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture - Guest Speakers Presentations
  • 19:40 - 21:00 - Wine and Finger Buffet

The Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture is an annual event in honour of Hugh who inspired and challenged many generations of his students, many of whom went on to fill influential positions around the world.  It is hosted in partnership by the Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA) and the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development at the University of Reading.

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