Join Dr. Achim Dobermann, Deputy Director General for Research, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), for "Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia," which launches the Asia-Society-IRRI Task Force Report on Food Security in Asia.
Dr. Dobermann is an internationally recognized agricultural research scientist. His scientific work includes field research on soil nutrients, geostatistics, and GIS computers/models. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America. He has received numerous national and international awards including the Werner L. Nelson Award from the American Society of Agronomy, The Researcher of the Year Award from the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation, and the Education & Research Person of the Year from the Nebraska Agri-business Association. Dr. Dobermann received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, University of Leipzig, Germany.
The programme is presented jointly with IRRI, JSW Foundation, and Observer Research Foundation.