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Spring 2019

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