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The Right to Food: Food Access, Food Subsidy, and Residue-Based Bioenergy Production in India

Researchers at the Liu Institute for Global Issues will be working to answer important questions on food security in India, thanks to a grant from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

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Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
Assistant Professor, Hisham Zerriffi explores the development of a widespread community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) program in Namibia, which makes it an ideal location to analyze the connection between conservation and socioeconomic well-being of local communities.
Making sure there are plenty more fish in the sea
Rashid Sumaila
Closing the high seas to fishing could improve the distribution of catches globally according to a study in Scientific Reports this week. The findings are based on estimates of fish stocks caught in coastal areas and the high seas, although a number of factors could cause uncertainty in these data. Thus, additional detailed analyses of the costs and benefits of high-seas closure are warranted.
Population Growth, High Energy Prices, Climate Change and the Challenge of Feeding Nine Billion
Evan Fraser
Dr. Fraser explores the challenges we face in feeding the planet in this two-part Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar talk.
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Publications
Farming for Walmart: the politics of corporate control and responsibility in the global South
New research by Liu Scholar, Sara D. Elder, explores the role of corporate social responsibility as a business tool to promote food security in the global South.
July 08, 2015
Contrasting futures for ocean and society from different anthropogenic CO2 emissions scenarios
New research, based on a study completed by the Oceans 2015 Initiative, examines how climate change will impact fisheries and the many coastal communities that depend heavily on fisheries resources for foods and economic security.
July 02, 2015
Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia
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May 20, 2015
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Jul
20
2015
TSAS Summer Academy 2015
July 20, 2015 starting at 4:00 PM until July 25, 2015 12:00 AM
The Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society is holding a Summer Academy from July-20-24 at the Liu Institute for Global Issues. The Summer Academy is designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of radicalization, terrorism, security and situates them in the context of a rapidly changing Canadian society. Registration Deadline is June 15.
Jul
9
2015
#theGoodMoneytalks - Out of Stock: Climate Change and BC's Seafood Prices
July 09, 2015
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
Jun
22
2015
After Ebola - What have we learned?
June 22, 2015 starting at 10:00 PM until June 23, 2015 12:00 AM
A dialogue with Dr. Francis Kateh, Deputy Minister of Health and Chief Medical Officer of Liberia.
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