Patrick Vinck on food security after conflictFeb 12th, 2010 | By mkricard | Category: One Question
Editor’s Note: We launch our One Question series today with a Q&A with Patrick Vinck, our speaker for the week. Each time we have a speaker, we will ask him one question related to the topic he spoke about. If you want to ask a question, feel free to add a comment or drop us a note.
Patrick Vinck, an agricultural engineer who specializes in rural development, holds a Ph.D. in international development. He has worked and conducted research in Iraq, Rwanda, Northern Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, and other areas affected by armed conflict. He directs the The Initiative for Vulnerable Populations at the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley.
He visited the Africa Reporting Project on Thursday, where he talked about food security after conflict and defined the elements of food security. For our One Question series, we asked Vinck to break down his thoughts on food security in Africa.