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Empowering Women Leaders

Sweeping reforms of Indian government institutions created space for women’s political inclusion at an unprecedented scale.

Interdisciplinary Research on Introducing Heat-Tolerant Wheat to Bolster Food Security

The project is supported under the NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows (SEES Fellows) program, with the goal of helping to enable discoveries needed to inform actions...

Lab-to-Lab Cooperation

Senior Fellow Siegfried Hecker was the director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory when the Soviet Union broke apart in 1991.

Combating Corruption with Mobile Phones

India’s right to information movement had tremendous success in making strategic use of transparency for securing government accountability.

Health Implication of Urbanization, Migration and Obesity in India

March 2018

Urbanization and obesity-related chronic diseases are cited as threats to the future health of India's older citizens.

Chronic Disease, Disability, and Medical Costs among Older Adults in India

The researchers conducted a series of studies using nationally-representative data from the recent WHO Study on Global Aging and Adult Health (SAGE) to identify the relationship between NCD-related...

Understanding Muslim Minorities in Asia - The Inter-relationship of Socio-economic Status, Identity, and Politics

The objective of this seminar series is to explain the forces and factors behind the persistent decline in the social, political, and economic status of many Muslim minorities in Asia—including in...

Computer Assisted Learning in Poor Rural Schools

   Having demonstrated CAL's effectiveness in raising academic performance in poor rural schools, REAP hopes to further integrate the program into the curriculum of all rural schools.  Despite the...

Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium Series

*/ FSE's Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series brought the world's leading policy experts in the fields of food and agricultural development to Stanford to participate in an...

Rethinking the Balance Between Future Obesity and Malnutrition with Climate Change

As India's middle class has expanded, the nation's public health concerns have shifted. Obesity rates have risen, coinciding with a surge in diabetes.

Global Education Network on Food Policy, Food Security, and the Environment

Providing food security for a world that will be warmer, more populous, and continually developing requires the implementation of sound policies that enhance food and agricultural consumption,...

Telecommunications Regulation in India

This research will examine the regulation of "Next Generation Telecommunications Technologies" in India, covering wireless broadband, with a focus on quality of service and universal access.

Agricultural applications of multi-year remote sensing

While remote sensing has been widely used for broad-scale production forecasts and early famine warning, its potential contribution to agricultural management is still far from realized.

Globalization of Services Conference

Asia's generally dismal record up to 1990 as a provider of brand-name services, despite efforts by Japan and Korea in banking, retail and software, turned around in the 1990s with the rise of China...

Quality of Democracy Project

As democracy has spread over the past three decades to a majority of the world's states, analytic attention has turned increasingly from explaining regime transitions to evaluating and explaining...

Program on Liberation Technology

The Program on Liberation Technology at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law seeks to understand how information technology can be used to improve governance, empower...

Law and Economy in India

India, the world's largest democracy, is a country of contrasts. Not the least among these is the tremendous economic diversity of India's states.

Biofuels and Food Security in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Pathways of impacts and assessments of investments

Biofuel development contributes most effectively to rural income growth when you can have vertical integration. People all along the value chain have to be making money.

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.

Biofuels, Climate, and Global Food Markets

Biofuels are a hot topic in both the academic literature and the popular press.

China's Quest for Independent Innovation

No longer satisfied with China's role as the "world's factory", Chinese government leaders have launched a campaign for 2010 focused on "independent innovation".

Information and Communication Technology in Rural India

In a groundbreaking new project, led by Rafiq Dossani and Henry S.

India Risk Capital Project

The objective of this project is to research the risk capital industry in India, with a focus on early stage investing, in order to recommend investment models, institutions and mechanisms to...

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...


Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar Professor of the Practice, Law
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Yogesh Joshi Yogesh Joshi Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow
Sannia Abdullah Sannia Abdullah Postdoctoral Fellow
Katrina ole-MoiYoi PhD student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources
Tannis Thorlakson Ph.D. student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources
Anja Manuel Anja Manuel Affiliate
Philip Reiner Philip J. Reiner Affiliate
Sriniketh Nagavarapu Visiting Scholar
Piya C. Sorcar Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Karthika Sasikumar Karthika Sasikumar Affiliate