Showcasing innovative approaches to development with experts from around the globe

The Perspectives in Global Development seminars are held Wednesdays from 12:25 – 1:15 p.m. eastern time during the semester. The series will be presented in a hybrid format with some speakers on campus and others appearing via Zoom. Students, faculty and the general public are welcome to attend. The series is co-sponsored by the Department of Global Development, the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the School of Integrative Plant Science as part of courses IARD 6960NTRES 6960PLSCS 6960 and AEM 6960. 

Spring 2022 seminars

Fernando Reimer

Building back better: Rebuilding educational opportunity after the COVID-19 pandemic

Kola Masha

How farming can employ Africa's young workforce and help build peace: Lessons from Babban Gona

Wiwik Dharmiasih

Multi-Generational photovoices of changing traditional farming systems in Bali: Perspectives from the UNESCO cultural landscape


Understanding farmer protests in India

Tim Hart

Tackling global inequalities in innovation and entrepreneurship

Bram Govaerts

What is the leading agricultural research for development organization doing to help farmers adapt to climate change?

Hannah Van Zanten

Circular food systems: towards human and planetary health

Johan Swinnen

Distinguished Speaker Series: Transforming Global Food Systems After COVID-19

Uma Lele

Food for all: International organizations and the transformation of agriculture

Ashish Bajracharya

Reaching women in the workplace: improving the sexual and reproductive health and family planning outcomes of young women working in the ready-made garment sector in South and Southeast Asia

Seminar archive

Did you miss a seminar? Watch the recordings of global experts who shared their perspective on international development.