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2022 Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT Award Winners BGRI

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Borlaug Global Rust Initiative announces 2022 Women In Triticum (WIT ) awards
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
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Doctoral candidate Aman Banerji, whose research explores the making of ‘global’ cities and land markets, has received the 2022 Social Science Research Council’s (SSRC) International Dissertation Research Fellowship. With the award, Banerji will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Mary Jo Dudley, director of the Cornell Farmworker Program (CFP) and senior extension associate in Global Development, has been named to the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH). The fifteen member council’s mission is to improve...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Field Note

Meet Sammi Lin ’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to advance food security with local communities across the Americas. Locally, Sammi has engaged with food security challenges as an intern and researcher with Cornell...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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Seminar

Another Skin: Climate Adaptation and Accountability
Seminar in Critical Development Studies hosted by Cornell Global Development and the Graduate Field of Development Sociology Abstract: Life in the Anthropocene is structured by racial hierarchies, even as people recognize the obstacles racial...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
Ashish Bajracharya

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2022 Seminar Series In recent years, the garment industries of countries in South and Southeast Asia, including Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam have grown to provide economic opportunities to millions...
  • Department of Global Development
  • school of integrative plant science
  • Dyson School
Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene: Conceptualizing the Climate Crisis

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A critical conversation on our contemporary planetary predicament and how different ways of conceptualizing it might entail different strategies for transformative change. Wendy Wolford is Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson Professor of Global...
  • Climate Change
  • Development
  • Global Development
Jared Bosire

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2022 Seminar Series Africa is experiencing an unprecedented scale of large scale developments ranging from ports and harbors, mining, roads and railways, agriculture and oil & gas among others all...
  • Department of Global Development
  • school of integrative plant science
  • Development
Uma Lele

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development Seminar Series: Spring 2022 The Sustainable Development Goals are off track. The prospects of the SDGs being realized by 2030 are bleak. The rapid pace of consistent decline in poverty and hunger until 2015 had...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Plants