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.
YouTube Playlist of Past Seminars
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|Date||Event Title and Presenter|
|September 11||Responsible Silk?
Luna H. Lee, EILEEN FISHER
|September 18||The Future of Water: Closer and Better Than You Think?
Jeff Langholz, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
|September 25||Agriculture and Resilience at USAID Today
Rainer V. Asse, Agricultural Advisor, Office of Sustainable Development, USAID
|October 2||The role of wood fuel in the sustainable energy transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Zambia
Johanne Pelletier, SC Johnson School of Business
Shared Benefits of Academic, NGO and Local Community Partnerships : Observations from a Climate Resilience Scoping Study in Tanzania & Zimbabwe
|October 23||Fish and Farming: Cambodia's Rice Field Fisheries
Katie Fiorella, MPH, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
|October 30||Making research and extension work for rice farmers in West Africa
Erika Styger, Associate Director of the Climate-Resilient Farming Systems Program at IP-CALS
|November 6||Sweet Potato Post-harvest Loss Assessment Survey: A Case Study of Northwestern and Central Zambia
Kalenda Banda, PhD Candidate, Horticulture, School of Integrative Plant Science
|November 13||Another Perspective On Climate Change and Conflict
Carolyn Brown, Professor of International Studies, University of Prince Edward Island
|November 20||Ethiopia Strategic Support Program work with the Productive Safety Net Program
Jenna Golan, PhD candidate, Division of Nutritional Sciences