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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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Events

Speaker, Kyle Davis

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Sustainable food systems aim to provide sufficient and nutritious food, while maximizing climate resilience and minimizing environmental impacts. Yet historical practices, notably the...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Development

Lecture

Speaker: Salvatore Engel-Di Mauro, professor and chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at SUNY New Paltz Drawing in part from a nascent Critical Physical Geography, Salvatore Engel-Di Mauro explores how soil pH is shaped by...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Speaker, Larisa Kasumagić Kafedžić

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series This lecture will explore the role of higher education in responding to conflict by opening up the questions of the responsibility of higher education institutions to educate the...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Development
Speaker, Dr. Shannon Monnat

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series The U.S. rural mortality penalty is wide and growing. This talk will present an overview of trends in rural and urban mortality rates since 1990, identify where rates have increased...
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Global Development
  • Development