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IP-CALS Seminar Series

On Wednesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters, from 12:20pm to 1:10pm in 135 Emerson Hall (unless otherwise noted), visitors and speakers from the Cornell community present international development-related seminars for the IP-CALS Perspectives in International Development Series. The seminars are free and open to the public. Students can also receive one credit for attending the seminar series, which is cross-listed as IARD 6960, NTRES 6960, PLSCS 6960, and AEM 6960.

Spring 2019

January 30 Climate Change in the Caribbean: Past, Present, and Future
Toby Ault, Assistant Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
February 6 Resolving Sustainable Development Dilemmas in the Staple Crop Systems of South Asia
Andrew McDonald, Assistant Professor, Soil & Crop Sciences
February 13 Sustainable development, private sector and the role of accountability
Georgios Iliopoulo, Humphrey Fellow and founder of AIPHORIA
February 20 Perspectives on Agricultural Development & Climate Change
John Duxbury, International Professor Emeritus, Soil & Crop Sciences
February 27 What’s new in the UN 1.5 Climate Report
Natalie Mahowald, Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
March 13 Private Sector Interventions in Emerging Markets: Last-Mile Energy Access
Matthew Goldberg, Manager, Fundraising and Humanitarian Assistance, BioLite Energy Systems
March 20 Biotechnology is helping resource-poor eggplant farmers in Bangladesh so why is GM Watch against it?
Anthony Shelton, International Professor, Dept. of Entomology
March 27 Market Access for Improved Livelihoods Among Smallholder Farmers: A case of Buvuma Islands of Lake Victoria in Uganda
Cyprian Kaziba, Humphrey Fellow, International Programs
April 10 Inequity in Development
Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Development Sociology
April 17 Soil Degradation and Development: Oil Palm, Climate Change, and Indonesia’s Burning Peatlands
Jenny Goldstein, Assistant Professor, Dept of Development Sociology
April 24 Gender responsive plant breeding: closing the gap between genes and gender
Hale Tufan, Adjunct Professor, Section of Plant Breeding & Genetics, SIPS