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Class 20 advances to second year of leadership development program LeadNY, Cornell’s leadership development academy, is pleased to announce its 2024-25 cohort of leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resources sectors of the Northeast...
  • Global Development
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Mario Herrero, Timothy Ryan, M.S. ’86, Ph.D. ’89, Steven Strogatz and Peter Wolczanski are Cornell’s 2024 electees to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced April 30 at the close of its 161st annual meeting.

  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Cornell Atkinson
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Cornell researchers and collaborators have developed a new framework that allows scientists to predict crop yield without the need for enormous amounts of high-quality data – which is often scarce in developing countries, especially those facing...

  • Agriculture
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Human urine could be a handy resource in tending home gardens and compost piles, thanks to an interdisciplinary collaboration between two Cornell Engineering students and plant scientist Rebecca Nelson.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2024 Seminar Series Abstract Applications of satellite data to understand smallholder farming have increased as the spatial and spectral resolution of these data have improved. In this talk Kurt Waldman...
  • global development
  • Global Development
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Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2024 Seminar Series Abstract Food and nutrition security is the fundamental base for future human development. Feeding more than a third of the world's population makes food security in China and India...
  • global development
  • Global Development
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Seminar

This event is supported by the Department of Global Development in the Social, Political, and Ethical Dimensions of Technology in Development job talk series. Talk abstract This talk charts the relationship between technology, ethics, and...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2024 Seminar Series About the speaker Leo Charles Zulu, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, Interim Director, African Studies Center, Michigan State...
  • global development
  • Global Development