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Data Science for Food Security

August 2017

Using agricultural and economic characteristics in African nations as test cases, new research by David Lobell and Marshall Burke demonstrates the use of satellite data to address the long-standing...

Climate Change Impact on Agriculture: Implications for Food Security and Hunger

June 2015

David Lobell’s recent research indicates that negative impacts to the global agriculture system are much more likely, more severe and wider-ranging in the face of human-caused climate change....

Congress Could Deal Death Blow to American Scientific Exceptionalism

June 2012

Next year's proposed cuts in federal funding for scientific research and development could be as high as 8 percent, seriously impacting research in agriculture, energy and medicine.

Mechanisms of labor transition during agricultural transformation: The cases of South Korea and Indonesia

December 2011

This paper examines different paths and challenges in stages of agricultural transformation in two Asian countries.

Technology Can Nudge Climate Change Politics

October 2011

Reducing carbon-dioxide emissions is primarily a political problem, rather than a technological one.

Climate trend and global crop production since 1980

May 2011

One way of understanding how climate change is likely to affect global food production and food security is to better understand the recent past.

Results summary from NSF-funded project - Impacts of El Nino-Southern Oscillation Events (ENSO) on Chinese Rice Prouduction and the World Rice Market

August 2010

Climate Change and China's Agricultural Sector: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation

May 2010

Although China and the United States are the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, China’s emissions on a per capita basis are significantly lower than those of the U.S.: in 2005, per capita...

Environment Gridlock

February 2009

One effect of the new Obama administration's global charm is that America could be let out of the environmental doghouse.

Prioritizing climate change adaptation needs for food security - Policy Brief

December 2008

The potential impact of climate change on the world’s poor is a topic with wide and growing interest, but there remains much uncertainty about how specifically to adapt to a changing climate.

New Day New Way: U.S. Foreign Assistance for the 21st Century

June 2008

U.S. foreign assistance—the rationale behind it, the amount we give, its orientation and organization—has changed dramatically in the last decade.

Convergence of Energy and Agriculture: Implications for Research and Policy

November 2006

Access to an adequate energy supply at reasonable cost is crucial for sustained economic growth.

Smallholders and High Value Commodities in China

October 2006

In this report, we seek to meet the specific objectives of the first phase of China's study.

Korean Food, Korean Identity: The Impact of Globalization on Korean Agriculture

December 2005

One of the few ways to get a taste of North Korea, short of leaping through numerous hoops to get a visa to visit the country, is to eat cold noodles (naengmyen).

A New Currency: Climate Change and Carbon Credits

July 2004

A new currency is emerging in world markets.

Rural Development in China: New Challenges in a New Landscape

July 2003

The most important policy measures are those that improve the quality of rural Chinas human and physical resources and infrastructure that will provide the skills and abilities to rural residents...

Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor

June 2003

Oil Boom: Peril or Opportunity?

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - Section IV

March 2002

The overall goal of our paper is to explore this question of how China's policy will likely respond as the nation enters the WTO. Specifically, we will have three objectives.

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - section III

March 2002

The overall goal of this section is to understand how WTO will affect the agriculture sector in China. To accomplish this goal we have two specific objectives.

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy: Impacts and Policy Responses after China's Accession to the WTO

March 2002

China and the World Trade OrganizationOn balance, will the nation's accession to WTO help or hurt rural residents? How will they affect rural incomes? Who in the rural economy will get hurt?

Marine Aquaculture in the United States: Environmental impacts and policy options

December 2001

Global aquaculture production is growing rapidly, with production more than doubling in weight and by value from 1989 to 1998.

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
josling Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus, 1940-2018
gorelick 0 Steven Gorelick Cyrus F. Tolman Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
headshot Matthieu Stigler Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
head shot 1 Zhenong Jin Affiliated scholar
headshot A. Patrick Behrer Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
headshot Hemant Pullabhotla Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
kmoiyoi Katrina ole-MoiYoi Affiliated scholar
dagostino profile photo Anthony Louis D'Agostino Affiliated scholar
img 1379 George Azzari Affiliated scholar
pam Pamela Ronald Affiliated scholar