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BOOK LAUNCH AND PANEL DISCUSSION OF ENSURING A SQUARE MEAL: WOMEN AND FOOD...

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BOOK LAUNCH AND PANEL DISCUSSION OF ENSURING A SQUARE MEAL: WOMEN AND FOOD SECURITY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Organised by World Scientific Publishing And Soroptimist International of Singapore (SIS)

National Library, Programme Zone, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064

Saturday, 25 August 2018

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


PROGRAMME


10.30 am

Opening Remarks

10.35 am

Welcome Speech by Ms Thavamani Ratnasamy

President, Soroptimist International of Singapore (SIS)

10.40 am

Speech by Dr Saradha Narayanan

President, Soroptimist International Region of Malaysia (SIROM) on the “Clean Water for Rural Communities” Project

10.50 am

Panel Discussion and Q & A

Panelists:

  • Dr Cecilia Tortajada

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

  • Dr Marc van Loo

Founder, CEO, Loola Adventure Group Pte Ltd, Singapore and Indonesia

  • Professor Iain Gordon

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Tropical Environments & Societies, James Cook University (JCU) at Townsville, Australia

  • Dr Geoffrey Benjamin

Senior Research Fellow, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) & Research Director, Ethnographica. Pte Ltd, Singapore

  • Mr Darren Ho Ka Wye

Head of Citizen Farm, Edible Garden City, Singapore

12.00 pm

Introduction to the Book Launch

Remarks by Dr Theresa W. Devasahayam

Editor, Ensuring a Square Meal: Women and Food Security in Southeast Asia”

12.10 pm

Unveiling of book by Guest-of-Honour, Dr George Jacobs

12.15 pm

Closing Remarks by Ms Thavamani Ratnasamy

President, Soroptimist International of Singapore (SIS)

12.20 pm

Refreshments and Cake Cutting to Celebrate 35th Charter of SI of Singapore Club

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