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How the unimaginable can be achieved in African agribusiness
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series: Spring 2021 The agri-food system of today will have to evolve to feed 10 billion people sustainably by 2050, and more beyond. What are the lessons from the past in exercising leadership...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • agriculture

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Water and Waste in Global South Cities
Development Sociology field seminar Existing global water and sanitation data obscures challenges to household access in cities in the global South. In response, this work analyzes water and sanitation infrastructure and service access in 15...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
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Coup vs Fraud in Bolivia's 2019 Presidential Election: The Great Debate
Polson Institute for Global Development Seminar Bolivia’s 2019 presidential election led to a huge upheaval and radically different perceptions on whether the political dynamics at play represented a fraudulent election or a classic coup d'état...
  • Polson Institute
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • global development
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A Pig and a Garden: Fannie Lou Hamer, Agricultural Cooperatives and the Black Freedom Movement
Keynote address with author Dr. Monica White, associate professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison In the late 1960s, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the...
  • Global Development
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Department of Global Development

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The Science of Feeding and Nourishing a Climate-challenged World
Rob Bertram, chief scientist in USAID’s Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, will speak about "The Science of Feeding and Nourishing a Climate-challenged World." The seminar is from the Soil and Crop Sciences Section of SIPS and co-hosted by...
  • Department of Global Development
  • global development