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Roger Thurow on Nourishing and Preserving the Planet

Senior Fellow Roger Thurow joins members of the Council community for a discussion on his upcoming book, international farming stories, and more.
A boy shows freshly plucked chillies from his field on the outskirts of Prayagraj, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on November 21, 2021.
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Roger Thurow
Peggy Tsai Yih
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Join us for a roundtable discussion with Roger Thurow, as he joins Peggy Tsai Yih to discuss his upcoming book Salvation from Ancient Lands —  Dispatches from the Great Collision Between Nourishing and Preserving the Planet. He'll share stories from smallholder farmers around the world regarding the environmental impacts of their work that will leave you encouraged for the future of global agriculture. 

About the Speakers
Roger Thurow
Former Senior Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture
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Roger Thurow spent three decades at The Wall Street Journal as a foreign correspondent based in Europe and Africa prior to joining the Council in 2010. His coverage spanned the fall of the Berlin Wall, the release of Nelson Mandela, the end of apartheid, and humanitarian crises. He is the author of three books.
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Peggy Tsai Yih
Former Managing Director, Center on Global Food and Agriculture
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Peggy Tsai Yih led the Council’s continued work on global food and nutrition security and in advancing a more sustainable and resilient food system. She has 20 years of experience in food, agriculture, and natural resource policy, with nearly 15 years at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, DC.
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