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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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Erin Baines   Peter Dauvergne   Hadi Dowlatabadi   Milind Kandlikar   Ashok Kotwal   Philippe Le Billon   Jane Lister   Judy McLean   Taylor Owen   Jamie Peck   Navin Ramankutty   Sean Smukler   Yves Tiberghien   Hannah Wittman   Hisham Zerriffi
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.
Effects of Community-Based Natural Resource Management on Household Welfare in Namibia

May 20, 2015
Consequences of Corruption at the Sector Level and Implications for Economic Growth and Development OECD Report
Philippe Le Billon
Professor Philippe Le Billon co-authored the extractive sector section of this cross-sectoral study. Within the study, the OECD has identified macro lessons, general policy recommendations, and sector specific recommendations for the design of anti-corruption strategies aimed at promoting growth and to inform the G20’s broader growth agenda.
April 01, 2015
Complexities and challenges in the emerging cookstove carbon market in India
Hisham Zerriffi
Article co-authored by Professor Hisham Zerriffi, Ivan Head South/North Research Chair, Liu Institute for Global Issues
January 30, 2015
IDRN Scholars’ Cafe: A Recapitulation of 20+ Years in International Development, with Sophia Murphy
March 04, 2014
New Wave in African Cinema: Directors Roundtable
November 04, 2013
As part of the New Wave in African Cinema Film Series, the Liu Institute is pleased to present a Directors Roundtable.
Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in the Developing World
October 21, 2013
The 2013 University Seminar Series, presented by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), in partnership with Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), will focus on the challenges and successes of maternal, newborn, and child health in the developing world.
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