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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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Peter Dauvergne   Erin Baines   Hadi Dowlatabadi   Milind Kandlikar   Ashok Kotwal   Philippe Le Billon   Jane Lister   Judy McLean   Jamie Peck   Sean Smukler   Douw Steyn   Yves Tiberghien   Hannah Wittman   Hisham Zerriffi
Projects
Global Focus: Food Security in Asia and the Pacific
Ashok Kotwal, Milind Kandlikar
This report - “Food Security in Asia and the Pacific” - synthesizes the research initiated by the Asian Development Bank in collaboration with Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC.
IDRN Development Challenge
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Of ten, three teams advanced to the final stages and won cash prizes during the International Development Research Network (IDRN) Development Challenge in spring 2012.
A framework for screening human health and environmental risks from nanomaterials
Milind Kandlikar
On May 24th and 25th, 2012, the Liu Institute hosted a group of experts for a workshop on nanotoxicology, human exposure assessment, and environmental fate and transport.
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Publications
‘Oorja’ in India: Assessing a large-scale commercial distribution of advanced biomass stoves to households
Hisham Zerriffi, Mark C Thurber, Himani Phadke, Sriniketh Nagavarapu, Gireesh Shrimali
A publication in the topic of energy for sustainable development on the large-scale commerical distribution of advanced biomass stoves in India, co-authored by Hisham Zerriffi.
March 07, 2014
Life for sale? The politics of lively commodities
Rosemary-Claire Collard, Jessica Dempsey
A publication in Enviornment and Planning A, co-authored by Rosemary-Claire Collard and Jessica Dempsey, with support from the Liu Scholar Program.
December 04, 2013
WATCH: Hisham Zerriffi on Energy Access for Development
Hisham Zerriffi
On May 21, 2013, Hisham Zerriffi spoke at the Global Energy Assessment West Coast Launch event, held at Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy.
June 19, 2013
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Events
Mar
4
2014
IDRN Scholars’ Cafe: A Recapitulation of 20+ Years in International Development, with Sophia Murphy
March 04, 2014
Nov
4
2013
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.
Oct
21
2013
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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