Food Security

Scholarly Publications

Food Security in Indonesia: Defining the Issues

December 1991

Solar-powered Drip Irrigation Enhances Food Security in the Sudano-Sahel

January 2010

Meeting the food needs of Africa's growing population over the next half-century will require technologies that significantly improve rural livelihoods at minimal environmental cost.

Other Publications

Joachim von Braun (ed.), Employment for Poverty Reduction and Food Security

November 1997

Rapid expansion of employment in low-income countries is one of the biggest challenges of development.

Congressional Subcommittee Hearing on Reassessing the Evolving al-Qai'da Threat to the Homeland

November 2009

CISAC Senior Fellow Martha Crenshaw joined three other terrorism experts at a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment.

N.S.A.'s Math Problem, The

May 2006

NEWS that AT&T, Verizon and BellSouth gave customer records to the National Security Agency has set off a heated debate over the intricacies of espionage law.

News

Climate change a threat to Indonesian agriculture, PNAS study says

May 2007

A new study published May 8th in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) finds that Indonesian rice agriculture is greatly affected by short-run climate variability, and could be...

Stanford-Cargill partnership strengthens to address food security issues

November 2011

Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) has received a $2 million grant from Cargill, a second gift from the company that raises its total contribution to FSE to $5 million...

Cohen's 10-week Google.org course on poverty and development now available on YouTube

March 2008

Full video of the Google.org course on poverty and development that Program on Global Justice Director Joshua Cohen moderated from September to November 2007 is now available online at YouTube.com....

Events

Food Security in North Korea: Designing Realistic Possibilities

April 21, 2005

Agricultural production in North Korea collapsed between 1990 and 1996, leaving the country dependent on massive international food assistance.

Food Security and the Environment

October 26, 2005

Brainstorming meeting congregating experts in the field of food security and the environment to identify key issues and the scienfitic questions that must be addressed within each particular field...

Projects

Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE)

MissionStanford University's new program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) aims to generate innovative solutions to the persistent problems of global hunger and environmental damage from...
English

Deadly Connections: Climate, Disease, Poverty and Conflict

Violent conflicts claim 3,000 lives per day through wars, bombings and attacks that dominate the news media.
English

Climate and Agriculture: Models, Impacts, and Adaptation Strategies

There is little disagreement now that the climate is changing, and that such changes could fundamentally affect humanity's collective ability to feed itself.
English

Multimedia

Improving Food Security in the 21st Century: What are the Roles for Firms and Foundations

February 2011

Inaugural Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium.

Can Sustainable Intensification Feed the World?

February 2015

Professor Sir Gordon Conway visited Stanford University on February 10, 2015 to discuss the importance of sustainable intensification of agriculture to feed the world in the face of obstacles such as population growth, shifting diets, land and...

Benin solar market gardens: video gallery

March 2012

This video gallery features the success story of a women's farming group in Nothern Benin who through the adoption of solar-powered irrigation pumps increased household income and nutritional intake in just one year.

People

Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
sam heft neal Sam Heft-Neal Research Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment
headshot Hemant Pullabhotla Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
head shot 1 Zhenong Jin Affiliated scholar
jillian Jillian Deines Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
headshot A. Patrick Behrer Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
ertharin cousin edwfp 6 Ertharin Cousin Visiting Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment
burney1 Jennifer Burney Affiliated scholar
Ling Cao Ling Cao Affiliated scholar
img 6115 crop Esha Zaveri Affiliated Scholar
headshot Sonal Singh Administrative Associate
Lori headshot Lori McVay FSE Associate Director for Finance and Administration