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Can water security be engineered?

August 2, 2017

Description:  Audio recording of Craig Criddle talk, Can water security be engineered?, at CISAC, 01/22/2018  Abstract: Freshwater scarcity is expected to increase over the coming decades due to...

Assessing freshwater vulnerability: characteristics and policy evaluation models

April 25, 2016

Abstract: Various regions of the world struggle to properly manage their freshwater resources in a sustainable manner.

Connecting the Dots 2015: The Food, Energy, Water and Climate Nexus

April 17, 2015

For more information and to register, visit tomkat.stanford.edu/ctd.Each year Stanford experts from a range of disciplines meet to discuss the interconnections and interactions among humanity's...

Earth Matters: Feeding the World in the 21st Century

October 2, 2014

Meeting the world’s need for food in the 21st century presents unprecedented challenges and opportunities.

Dangerous Waters: China and Japan in the East China Sea

January 31, 2014

Maritime security has become an increasingly salient point of friction in China-Japan relations.

Human Trafficking: How Technology Can Be Used to Fight Back

January 31, 2014

AbstractIncreasingly, technology is being used to facilitate trafficking and other forms of child sexual exploitation.

Chinese Military Aerospace and Maritime Development: Short-Range Tailwinds, Long-Range Headwinds

January 28, 2014

By any measure, China’s economy and defense budget are second only to those of the United States.

Why Do Parents Abort Girls? Patrilocality and Its Historical Origin

January 15, 2014

Co-sponsored by the Stanford Center for International Development Recent scholarship has documented an alarming increase in the sex ratio at birth in parts of East Asia, South Asia and the Caucuses...

Are Crowdsourced Maps the Future of Community Self-Governance? Food, Land, and Water

January 10, 2014

AbstractEarlier generations of radicals understood themselves to be in an ongoing battle against the privatization of land and water.  They instrumentalized maps in the court system as a tool for...

Rural Health and Development at the Food-Water Nexus

November 22, 2013

Poverty stands prominently at the intersection of water scarcity, smallholder food production, and health in the world’s least developed regions.

NORTH KOREA’S NUCLEAR PROGRAM: STATUS AND PROSPECTS

November 12, 2013

Pyongyang is moving ahead on all nuclear fronts: It announced in an April 2 statement that it will adjust and alter the use of existing nuclear facilities to simultaneously stimulate the economy...

Albie Sachs Workshop

June 27, 2013

The event will be a dialogue with Justice Sachs about contemporary human rights challenges in South Sfrica and the role South Africa plays in the region.

Health and Human Rights in South Africa Today

June 27, 2013

Justice Sachs will deliver the keynote address for Summer Session's Human Rights Intensive in CEMEX Auditorium on Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Great Games: Chinese Relations with South and Central Asia

June 20, 2013

China and the World This multiyear project, coordinated by Thomas Fingar, Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow, at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University,...

Water and agriculture in a changing Africa: What might be done?

May 23, 2013

Effective water management is one key element of agricultural innovation and growth.

Special Workshop with Social Entrepreneuers in Residence at Stanford

May 3, 2013

Co-sponsored with the Branner Hall Public Service Program Bring your ideas and questions to discuss with this dynamic group of change-makers and learn first-hand about how they have transformed a...

Can Mobile Phones Improve Clean Water Access in Slums?

April 26, 2013

Located in Kenya, Kibera is one of Africaʼs largest urban slums. Homes in Kibera typically lack running water. Water shortages occur frequently, and buyers need to find new water vendors.

Paying for Performance to Improve Health in Rural China

April 25, 2013

Grant Miller will discuss the results of his SAPARC-funded research in rural China, supplementing a large NIH-funded project about pay-for-performance to improve health.

Connecting the Dots 2013: The Energy, Food, Water, and Climate Nexus

April 19, 2013

Stanford experts from a range of disciplines will discuss the interconnections and interactions among humanity’s need for and use of energy, food, water, and environmental resources.

A New World: Korea's Mountains and American Waters

April 12, 2013

Kim Jiha is a South Korean poet and playwright whose early poetry theme was in political resistance.

Can Nuclear Power Evolve Beyond Light Water? An Examination of the US and China

February 25, 2013

The United States commercial nuclear industry started just a few years following the conclusion of the second world war with the start of operation of the Shippingport reactor.

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Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Michael Bennon Pic Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
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
Steve Luby Headshot Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health (by courtesy)
frank wolak Frank Wolak PESD Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
freyberg David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
gorelick 0 Steven Gorelick Cyrus F. Tolman Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
jillian Jillian Deines Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
wolfram Wolfram Schlenker Visiting Scholar
img 6115 crop Esha Zaveri Affiliated Scholar
kmoiyoi Katrina ole-MoiYoi Affiliated scholar
picture 62 1384135037 Quentin Grafton Affiliated scholar