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Public talk: "Broken Promises: Food Security Interventions and Rural Livelihood in Ethiopia"

The Scholars At Risk (SAR)* committee at UTK is hosting a public talk by a SAR scholar, Aschale Siyoum, who will speak on his experiences and research in food insecurity in Ethiopia.

Dr. Siyoum is currently an Assistant Professor of Social & Behavioral Sciences at Xavier University of Lousiana and has expertise in disaster management, food and nutrition security, sustainable development, development planning, and climate change adaptation.

*Scholars at Risk is an organization that works to provide sanctuary and assistance to scholars unsafe in their home country. Information about SAR is available at their website.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs, Toyota Auditorium
1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996

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Lectures & Presentations


Humanities & Social Sciences, Agriculture


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public

Center for Global Engagement
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Katherine Griffin

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