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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   Douw Steyn   Yves Tiberghien   Hannah Wittman   Hisham Zerriffi
In markets we trust? Changing power relations in global commodity markets
Sara Elder, Pascale Massot, Sophia Murphy, Cary Wu
Liu Scholars Sara Elder, Pascale Massot, Sophia Murphy, and Cary Wu held a two-day event on September 2nd – 3rd, 2014 titled “In markets we trust? Changing power relations in global commodity markets.” The workshop aimed to initiate a dialogue between scholars of global and local commodity and food markets and scholars who focus more directly on trust.
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
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.
‘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
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
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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