Helen Young gives the key note address at the Environment & Development Symposium

Helen Young was the key note speaker at the Environment & Development Symposium (LEADS): “From Food Production to Food Security” in Berlin on December 6, 2016.  This three day symposium brought together senior and junior researchers from the network of research and technical institutions that make up the Leibniz Association.

Helen presented highlights from three of her recent research programs in Chad and Sudan, all of which consider how food production systems promote food security and resilient livelihoods, and assess the impact of shocks and underlying drivers of malnutrition.  The three programs are: Community Resilience to Acute Malnutrition (CRAM), Promoting Evidence and Learning on Pastoralism for Peace building, and  the Taadoud Transition to Development Project (scoping study here).