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Videos & Interviews
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Interview​ with LDEM ​Professor, Dr. Rami Zurayk, on Food and Nutrition Security​

 

​​Dr. Rami Zurayk, Professor and Chair of the LDEM Department at FAFS, discusses the various issues on

food and nutrition security during an interview with Ms. Rachel Bahn of the Food Security Program.

​​In​terview with Dr. Shadi Hamadeh about the Key Concerns of Food and Nutrition Security

 

Dr. Shadi Hamadeh, Professor of Animal Sciences at FAFS, discusses the key concerns of food and 

nutrition securi​ty related to his unique experience in an interview with Ms. Rachel Bahn of the Food 

Security Program​.


​​​​​​​​​​​​FAFS Dean Nahla Hwalla’s Interview about New FAFS Masters Program​ in Food security​

 

​​​​​Dr.​​ Nahla Hwalla, Professor of Human Nutrition and Dean of FAFS, discusses the relevance of food and

​​​​nutrition security during an interview with Ms. Rachel Bahn of the Food Security Program – recorded

February 21, 2017.​​​​


​​​​​​​​​​FAFS Professor Elie Barbour’s TV Interview about the New Emerging Avian Influenza “H5N8”


FAFS professor in Veterinary Science, Dr. Elie Barbou​r, was interviewed on Al Manar’s show “Nahar​

Jadeed – Sahtak Sah Segment” in early February, 201​7 to tackle the issue o​​f the new emerging Avian

Influenza (bird flu) - H5N8 virus.​ R​EA​D M​ORE​​


​​FAFS Professor Elie Barbour’s TV Interview ​about the “Problem of Seagulls and Aviation Safety in Beirut Ai​​rport”​

 

FAFS professor in Veterinary Science, Dr. Elie Barbour, who graduate​d from School of Veterinary 

Medicine in University of Minnesota, St. Paul, was interviewe​d on January 12, 2017 by LBC reporter 

Raneem Bou Khzam to tackle the issue of bird strikes on airplanes. RE​AD ​MORE​​​​



 2016

​​Leading International Water Expert Tony Allan Puts Food-Water Security on Forefront for MENA Region

 

​​Addressing a crowd of more than 60 students, faculty, staff, experts in related fields and external guests, 

Professor Allan shed light on water and food security challenges in the Middle East and North Africa 

(M​ENA) and analyzed the current and future status and role of water in the region. READ MORE


Dean Hwalla and AVP Saleh talk about AUB's Vision on Health​​

 

Dean Hwalla and AVP Saleh talk about AUB's Vision on Health: “Health 2025” and the newly launched 

interdisciplinary program: Nutrition, Obesity, and Related Diseases (NORD).

- Interview starts at minute: 55:3​5​​


FAFS Celebrates AUB’s 150th Anniversary​

In celebration of AUB’s 150th anniversary, and with its slogan “Healthy Earth, Healthy Food, Healthy 

People,” AUB’s Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) held a two-day event under the theme

“Together towards a Sustainable Community” on the 29th and 30th of September 2016.​​​​​

 

Nutrition and Food: Ongoing Journey for Better Health​​

 

Arab Women: Keepers of the Land

 

Food and Nutrition Security in the MENA Region​

 ​2015

400 Million Mouths to Feed: FAFS Co-Hosts the Presentation of the 2014 AFED Report​

 

​FAFS co-hosted the presentation of the 2014 report developed by the Arab Forum for the Environment

and Development (AFED) titled “Arab Environment 7: ​Food Security - Challenges and Prospects.”

READ MO​RE


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 ​2014 - 2011

​​AUB-led Multi-Institutional Research Team Finds that Obesity Among Children is on the Rise

 

During a special half-day seminar held at AUB on January 20, 2012, the latest results of a three-year

collaborative study on undernutrition and obesity were disseminated.​ R​EA​D​​​ ​M​​O​RE​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


FAFS 2012 Graduation Reception Ceremony

 

On June 14th, 2012 the Dean of FAFS, Dr. Nahla Hwalla along with FAFS Faculty members held a 

reception ceremony in honor of the graduating class of 2012. During the ceremony graduate and 

undergraduate awards where distributed to outstanding students.


Participants at AUB Symposium on Food Safety Urge Consumers to Complain in Defense of Their Rights

 

Enhancing food safety standards in Lebanon will not only protect the local consumer but also open up a

number of trade opportunities for food manufacturers, said participants at an AUB symposium on food 

safety and consumer rights.​ R​EA​D​​ ​M​​O​RE​​​​​​​​​​


AUB Hosts Scientific Conference on the Basics of Balanced and Sensible Nutrition

 

Organized by the Nutrition and Food Sciences Department (NFSCD) at FAFS in collaboration with the 

Lebanese Association for Nutrition and Food Sciences (LANFS), and Oldways, the conference gathered 

11 international and regional scholars, nutritionists and other health professionals. R​EA​D​​ ​M​​O​RE​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


AUB Conference: Academic and Research Institutions Have a Role in Reducing Food Insecurity

 

​During a two-day regional conference held at the AUB, academics and members of international, regional 

and local organizations agreed that it is the duty of academic institutions to contribute to the training of 

policymakers and practitioners, entrepreneurs and managers, as well as experts and researchers who can 

act as agents of change capable of addressing food insecurity.​ R​EA​D​​ ​M​​O​RE​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


AUB Guest Lecturer and World Bank Consultant: Food Security Impacts Poverty and Politics and is One of the Causes of 

Arab Spring​​

 

Jane Harrigan, political economist, consultant to the World Bank and FAO, and professor at the School of 

Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London presented a lecture on "The Economics 

of Food Security" on November 30, 2011, which was sponsored by the FAFS and was part of a lecture 

series that will act as a prelude to the establishment of degree and non-degree programs in food security

at FAFS. R​EA​D​​ ​M​​O​RE​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



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