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With Rome under lockdown, the Food Studies program turned to technology so that an important seminar could go ahead, with students tuning in remotely to listen to Dr. Francesco Branca.

The IPC is a platform for small producers to collaborate on key issues such as land rights, resources, biodiversity, climate change, and the human right to food.

The Graduate School of The American University of Rome is pleased to announce that from Fall 2020 its three Master's degree programs - Food Studies, Peace Studies, and Sustainable Cultural Heritage - will be offered on a part-time basis in addition to the current full-time programs.

Graduate students of the Food Studies Master’s Program recently struck up a topical and tantalizing new initiative, ‘Food for the Future’, which will establish weekly meetings centered around the dilemma we are all faced with: how to live more sustainably.

Anthropocene Scholarship

Since 2015, the number of food-insecure people has increased due to conflict, climate change, and downward trends in economic growth. To add perspective, Dr.

As part of the Food, Environment, and Society course, students attended the event "Putting Food Security and Nutrition at the Heart of Climate Action." The event showcased initiatives by both private sector and civil societ

There is now ample evidence that food provisioning is a major determinant of the unprecedented and possibly irreversible changes in ecosystems.