Seminar: Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance

Global food systems are changing in dynamic and remarkable ways. The nexus between food, water, energy and the changing climate is forcing agriculturists to re-imagine how they will provide sustenance to a hungry world. As we begin to envision new ways of accomplishing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, a new age of agriculture is unfolding.


A.G. KAWAMURA is a third generation fruit and vegetable grower and shipper from Orange County. He is the former Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (2003- 2010). He is co-chair of Solutions from the Land, a non-profit organization that is currently working to organize and convene the North American Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture.