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The Transformational Role of Plants in Meeting the Zero Hunger Challenge

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This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from https://zero-hunger.eventbrite.co.uk

This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from:https://zero-hunger.eventbrite.co.uk

Professor M S Swaminathan is Founder, Emeritus Chairman and Chief Mentor at the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation in Chennai, India. A plant geneticist by training, Professor Swaminathan is widely celebrated for his leadership of India’s Green Revolution, especially over his tenure as Director General of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (1972-1979). His advocacy of sustainable agriculture leading to an ‘ever-green revolution’ makes him an acknowledged world leader in the field of sustainable food security.

This event is part of the Humanitarian Centre’s Global Food Futures Year and the Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s Festival of Plants. The event is co-hosted by the Sainsbury Laboratory, the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative.

This talk is part of the Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars series.

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