Coffee in the Anthropocene: Socio-Ecological Aspects of Coffee in the Soconusco Region of Chiapas

WhenFebruary 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
WhereFoster Hall, Room 103
Event Website
Contact InformationCenter for Latin American Studies
DescriptionIvette Perfecto, University of Michigan

Ivette Perfecto is the George W. Pack Professor of Ecology, Natural Resources and Environment. Her research focuses on biodiversity and arthropod-mediated ecosystem services in rural and urban agriculture. She also works on spatial ecology of the coffee agroecosystem and is interested more broadly on the links between small-scale sustainable agriculture, biodiversity and food sovereignty. She is co-author of three books, Breakfast of Biodiversity, Nature’s Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty, and Coffee Agroecology.

Cosponsored by the Department of Ecology & Evolution.

Free and open to the public.
Light lunch will be served.

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