The Global Politics of Food and Water

February 21-23, 2014

The 27th annual Camden ConferenceThe Global Politics of Food and Water, took place February 21-23, 2014. The Conference examined the geopolitical landscape of food and water here in the United States and around the world, including especially China and Africa. 

Conference Highlights (PDF)

Conference Highlights

Conference Video Archives

Developing an Ecological Conscience

Fred Kirschenmann


Biodiversity and Adapting to Climate Change

Ann Tutwiler


Africa’s Next Harvest: Technological Leapfrogging and Sustainable Agriculture

Calestous Juma


Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Andrew Guzman


New Solutions for a Changing Ocean

Andreas Merkl


Agricultural Solutions for Global Food Security, a Multi-Systems Approach

Kathleen Merrigan, Jim Harkness, David Gustafson

International Food Security: The Limits of Global Governance

Robert Paarlberg

Growing the Local Farmers’ Markets: Future Trends

Gus Schumacher

Final Panel Discussion

Conference Photo Gallery