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The future of agricultural development is in the hands of youth who want to make a difference, according to David, a current Master of Professional Studies (MPS) student in Global Development and recipient of the Bouriez Family Fellowship. David...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Field Note

In 2022, five students from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez spent their summer at Cornell for an intensive internship with faculty from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $3.8 million in funding to the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station to support more than 50 projects across three colleges.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Through the Public Distribution System (PDS), the Indian government ensures the food security of its most impoverished citizens. However, new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) reveals that the...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Nutritional Sciences
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When the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations challenged young researchers to think of ways to end hunger and transform agrifood systems, it hoped to inspire innovative thinking in sustainable development. More than 160 teams...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
  • Food
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Vella, a CALS Community Food Systems Minor and Robert S. Harrison College Scholar in the College of Arts & Sciences, spent his summer gardening for the Big Pine Paiute Tribal Environmental Department and the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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The Muhogo Bora is a three-year project executed by Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and implemented by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI)...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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At the upcoming Conference of the Parties – best known as COP27 – 11 Cornell students will help delegations from small countries gain a stronger environmental voice.

  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
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Ideas that sprang from a pre-pandemic panel discussion at Cornell now inform a United Nations initiative aimed to meet looming global food needs in a healthy, equitable and sustainable way.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
A marsh with an open section of water in the center, surrounded by plants growing in the water. Multicolored trees circle the marsh, and mountains lay behind their reach. A beautiful fall day at this marsh in New Paltz, New York.

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Through a long partnership between Cornell and the DEC, communities in the Hudson watershed have received training, tools and assistance to advance conservation land-use planning and policy.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Land
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More than a dozen students are taking part in the 2022 Cornell Biennial, which aims to serve as an anchor for the arts at Cornell and bring artists from around the world to campus.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
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Global Cornell has awarded five International Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grants totaling $114,000 to support faculty developing courses that feature international experiences for students. The resulting courses will be offered in 2023.
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science

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President Martha E. Pollack announced the faculty members honored with the Stephen H. Weiss Awards, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
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The United Nations General Assembly declared every October 15, as the International Day of Rural Women. This day is dedicated to celebrating the achievements and contributions of millions of women living in remote, rural places towards rural...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Kelly Merchán earned the 2022 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Core Value Staff Award for Communication in recognition of excellence in communication with faculty, staff, students and the public. The award, presented September 1...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Chindavone Sanlath carries harvested vegetables on a pack in her garden

Field Note

Chindavone (Chin) Sanlath is an environmental and social consultant at Earth Systems and a certified lead auditor in integrated management systems. She is currently a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow in the Department of Global Development at Cornell...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Evon and Sydney Antonio in red fall attire, standing next to a lake, surrounded by trees. Fallen yellow leaves cover the ground.

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A new outreach publication shares the stories of Black forestland owners in the Northeast to raise awareness of legacies of discrimination and recommend policies for expanding access for minority landowners.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Landscape
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Spotlight

Meet Chuan Liao, assistant professor, Department of Global Development.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences welcomed nine new faculty members this fall, advancing the college’s commitment to pursuing purpose-driven science and improving the lives of people across New York state and around the world.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Communication
Mario Herrero

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Mario Herrero, a professor in the Department of Global Development and a Cornell Atkinson Scholar, has been appointed to the EAT-Lancet 2.0 leadership team to spearhead the modeling workstream.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment