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Researchers find corn yields becoming more sensitive to drought

October 2020

Climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of droughts in many agricultural regions.

India's Transition: Was Coleridge Right?

November 2019

Junaid Ahmad, the World Bank Country Director for India, looks at the political economy of managing service delivery in India through the prism of water.

Insights from the Global Food and Water Nexus

March 2018

Quentin Grafton presented at the Global Food Security Symposium on March 7, where he discussed the current state of the food-water nexus, possible future scenarios, and evaluated some of the myths, realities, and possible solutions to promote both...

Interview with Quentin Grafton

March 2018

Quentin Grafton, Director of the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, visited FSE to speak about "Insights from the Global Food and Water Nexus." He sat...

Rivers of Asia

June 2015

Water is essential for all life and human survival. It is necessary for all aspects of our lives including food production and security, domestic activities and sanitation, health, energy, industry, and environmental sustainability.

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: photo gallery

March 2012

This annotated photo gallery displays 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.

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.

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