Assistant professor of economics Patricia Moser addresses the question "What is the optimal system of intellectual property rights to encourage innovation?" in her recent article published in the "Journal of Economic Perspectives." Read more »
FSE, FSI Stanford News
FSE study finds smallholder irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa has great potential to reduce hunger, raise incomes, and improve development prospects. But investment is needed to better understand water resources and provide financial services to farmers. Read more »
FSE, FSI Stanford News
Food and water security in sub-Saharan Africa remain a challenge despite the region’s abundance of arable land and untapped water resources. In FSE’s final global food policy and food security symposium, water expert John Briscoe delivered a personal assessment of the issues facing Africa and suggestions for the way forward. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford News
A Stanford student working on a project to bring together refugees and their host communities learns that firewood is often at the heart of rifts between the Ethiopians and the thousands of Sudanese seeking refuge in their back yards. Read more »
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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CDDRL, Program on Social Entrepreneurship News
In April, three social entrepreneurs working to advance social, economic, and political change in Africa will spend the spring quarter in residency at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. Read more »
CDDRL in the news
On March 2, the Stanford Association for International Development held their annual conference exploring the role of women in international development. Co-sponsored by CDDRL, the event featured a keynote address by Nancy Lindborg, the assistant administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance to the United States Agency for International Development. Read more »