RSVP below to join us for a webinar led by Colombian agronomist, Dr. Clara Nicholls, of UC Berkeley. Dr. Nicholls’ presentation, Dry Farming and Other Strategies for Climate Resilience: Voices from the South, will show examples of how farmers are adapting to challenges of climate change in the global south. The presentation will be held online, over Zoom. Read more about Dr. Nicholls and her work below.
Dry Farming and Other Strategies for Climate Resilience: Voices from the South
🌾 DATE | Tuesday, October 17, 2023
🌾 TIME | 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time
🌾 LOCATION | Zoom
About the Presenter
Dr. Clara Nicholls
Dr. Clara Nicholls’ research centers on the development of biodiverse agroecosystems that sponsor biological control of pest populations. She also works extensively in Latin America promoting agroecologically-based approaches to achieve agricultural sustainability and resiliency. She participated during the last 20 years in different agroecological projects in Latin America and is the author and co-author of several books and journal articles. Clara is a permanent lecturer at University of California, Berkeley’s Latin American Studies Teaching Program where she teaches Perspectives for Sustainable Rural Development in Latin America. She also teaches at Santa Clara University, and various universities in Colombia, Brazil, Nicaragua, Argentina, Spain and Italy. She also served as the president of the Latin American Scientific Society of Agroecology (SOCLA).