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

02/12/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:20pm
Location: 
Foster Hall, Room 103

Ivette 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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