Food Security and Instability with Prof. William Chen

Season #1 Episode #6

Food Security and Instability with Prof. William Chen

Crisis. Conflict. Emergency Management Podcast

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What is the role of food security in terms of driving insecurity? In this episode of Crisis, Conflict, and Emergency Management we are discussing food security and the impact of this topic on our communities. We are joined by Prof. William Chen. Professor William Chen received his university education (from BSc to DSc) from Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He attended the Food System Leadership Institute in the US. Prof. Chen has joined Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) since 2002 and is now the Michael Fam Endowed Chair Professor and Director of Food Science & Technology Programme. He is also Director of Singapore Agrifood Innovation Lab ([email protected]), Co-Director of NTU Future Ready Food Safety Hub ([email protected]), and Director of F&N-NTU Joint Innovation Lab. Prof. Chen’s food tech innovations and opinions on food security have been featured in Nature and The World Economic Forum, and extensively covered by local and international media. The ‘Going Green’ program by CNN in 2019 described Professor Chen as a Game-Changing Leader in the green revolution of the food system. Professor Chen is an advisor/consultant to government agencies, The World Health Organization, The Asian Development Bank, The Good Food Institute APAC, food industry, and overseas universities on matters related to food technology and food security.

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