The Africa Center Guest Speaker Series: Dr. Woldezion Mesghinna :: LSC Grey Rock Room (290)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Africa Center Guest Speaker Series

in collaboration with CSU's the Water Center

Dr. Woldezion Mesghinna

Lecture & Book Signing

Wednesday Sept. 13, 2017

4-6 p.m.

Lory Student Center :: Room 290 Grey Rock

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is facing and ever-worsening food security crisis due to rapid population growth, inadequate domestic food production, and a general lack of sound resource management. In his innovative new book, Dr. Woldezion Mesghinna addresses the root cause to this problem: dependence on subsistence agriculture. Join us as Dr. Mesghinna explains current farming practices in the subcontinent, and introduces science- and engineering-based methods aimed at helping SSA countries achieve food security, attain access to safe and sustainable water supplies, and ascend to the initial stages of light industrialization.