2019 Green Citizen Symposium: Session 4

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Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

1750 Finch Avenue East

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Toronto, ON M2J 2X5

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***Session is Sold Out!*** (EVS please see Session 6)

Wednesday October 23, from 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Keynote Speaker: Cecilia Rocha

Cecilia Rocha, a member of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food), she is the lead author of the report Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Addressing practices, political economy, and power relations to build healthier food systems (2017). Dr. Rocha is a Professor in the School of Nutrition and a researcher at the Centre for Studies in Food Security, Ryerson University, Canada. She has participated in the development of the Toronto Food Strategy (2008-2010), and was a member of the Toronto Food Policy Council (2005-2011). She was the director of the project Building Capacity in Food Security in Brazil and Angola (2004-2010), and co-director of the project Scaling up small-scale food processing for therapeutic and complementary food for children in Vietnam (2015-2018). Considered an expert on the innovative approach to food and nutrition security in the city of Belo Horizonte, Cecilia is the author of a number of scholarly papers and reports on food policy and programs in Brazil.

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