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How a new generation of women are changing wheat science
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Field Note

For the Any Person, Any Story concept, students developed digital media projects to expose how learning partnerships with CLASP have fostered an inclusive learning culture for students and employees alike.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Four Cornell Cooperative Extension county offices are leading statewide efforts to establish a network of Regional Clean Energy Hubs as part of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $52 million initiative to connect local communities with clean energy resources.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Energy
  • Natural Resources
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New York’s premier leadership development program is now accepting applications for its next class of leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resources sectors of the Northeast. This year’s cohort will be the 20th class in the program...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Tamar Law

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Tamar Law, a Ph.D. student in development studies whose research examines the climate justice dimensions of climate mitigation, earned the 2022 Ronny Adhikarya Niche Award (RANA) Prize, the Department of Global Development announced today. The...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Energy
  • Climate Change
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Seminar

Corruption Plots: Stories, Ethics, and Publics of the Late Capitalist City
Seminar in Critical Development Studies hosted by Cornell Global Development and the Graduate Field of Development Studies Abstract: The millennial city of the global South is a charged setting for allegations of corruption, with skyscrapers...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
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Seminar

Abstract The industrialized practices of rice production in the Dominican Republic create extensive environmental and social costs through fertilizer and pesticide run-off, soil erosion, economic vulnerability, and low labor standards. Dr...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2023 Seminar Series About the speaker Wanjira Mathai is the Managing Director for Africa and Global Partnerships at the World Resources Institute (WRI). She formerly served as VP & Regional Director for...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment & Natural Resources
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2023 Seminar Series About the speaker Chuan Liao is Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Development at Cornell University. As an interdisciplinary sustainability and environmental social...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2023 Seminar Series Abstract What is the meaning of ‘public’ and how does it shape our understanding of public services? This talk examines the history of this question, highlighting the limits of...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development