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Seminar

An age of rising inequality? No, but yes
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series: Spring 2021 With a focus on income inequality, this talk asks the question, “are we living in an age of rising inequality?” It gives the answer “no” based on actual global outcomes, which...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Dyson School
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Seminar

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

Seminar

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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Spotlight

The misinformation age

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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News

New study to explore rural communities and inequality in the United States

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

News

Borlaug Global Rust Initiative announces 2021 wheat science award winners

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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News

Earth Day forum: Barrett maps food systems past mid-century
“We’re looking expressly beyond the Sustainable Development Goal horizon of 2030,” said Barrett, the Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management in Cornell’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Global Development
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

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Field Note

A community approach to smallholder farm success in Africa

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Field Note

Promoting gender equity and social inclusion in Nepal

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Field Note

Building Food and Community Solidarity Across North America: A Photo Series

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Field Note

Championing resilient food systems

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development