Feeding an Urban World: A Call to Action

Ambassador William J. Garvelink, Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Senior Adviser, International Medical Corps; Mike Simmons, Policy Director, City of Chicago, Office of the Mayor

Increased urbanization is raising new challenges in food security. Leaders in both developed and developing countries are beginning to recognize that urban food insecurity is at least as pressing a problem as rural food insecurity. Please join The Chicago Council’s Emerging Leaders Class of 2013 as they present the findings of their year-long study of urban food security issues. Ambassador William J. Garvelink and Mike Simmons will deliver remarks and comment on the Emerging Leaders report. Copies of the report will be distributed at the event.

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