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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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Projects
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.
Indoor air quality guidelines: household fuel combustion
Hisham Zerriffi
Professor Hisham Zerriffi was co-lead on the Financing review that contributed to the development of new indoor air quality guidelines for household fuel combustion.
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Publications
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
‘Oorja’ in India: Assessing a large-scale commercial distribution of advanced biomass stoves to households
Sriniketh Nagavarapu, Himani Phadke, Mark C Thurber, Hisham Zerriffi, Gireesh Shrimali
A publication in the topic of energy for sustainable development on the large-scale commercial 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
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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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