FSE Fulbright scholar leads climate adaptation workshops in ColombiaFSE, FSI Stanford News
Sharon Gourdji spent three months this winter down in Colombia at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) as a Fulbright Scholar studying climate impacts on bean production in Central America and adaptation options. During her stay she led a series of Decision and Policy Analysis workshops focused on climate data sources and crop statistical models.
Water and agriculture in a changing Africa: What might be done?FSE, FSI Stanford Announcement
Join us for our final Global Food Policy and Food Security symposium Thursday, May 23. John Briscoe, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering at Harvard University will lead a lecture on water and agriculture in a changing Africa. FSE fellow Jennifer Burney will provide commentary.
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FSE, FSI Stanford Q&A
FSE visiting fellow and food aid expert Barry Riley comments on the importance of the President's new food aid reforms, chances of passage, and the US's current role in international food aid. Read more »
FSE, FSI Stanford, REAP News
Over the last thirty years, China’s rural income per capita has risen an astounding 20 times. Millions have been lifted out of poverty and have moved from the rural sector to China's thriving big cities. China expert Scott Rozelle credits this remarkable growth to the government's decision to put land in the hands of farmers, deregulate markets, and heavily invest in the agricultural sector. Read more »
Video: Understanding the limits of crops under extreme heatFSE News
FSE associate director David Lobell delivers a lecture on "Understanding the limits of crops (and models) under extreme heat" as part of UC Davis' Climate-Smart Agriculture conference. Special Session - #7. Lobell's talk begins at 51:00.
CISAC in the news: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on March 4, 2013
When it comes to feeding the world's poorest, aid organizations face the difficult choice of how to distribute food when there is not enough for all who need it. CISAC's Larry Wein and co-authors find that one approach can save lives and money. Read more »
FSE, FSI Stanford News
FSE associate director David Lobell delivers a lecture on "Heat and Hunger" as part of ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability's sustainability series. He discusses crop adaptation to climate change and what we understand, particularly as it relates to food security. Read more »