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Agroecology in Malawi in focus for UN Standing Committee on Nutrition

Oct 8, 2018
The United Nations System Standing Committee of Nutrition publishes regular reports providing key analysis and insights on key issues facing food systems globally. Rachel Bezner Kerr's work on agroecology in Malawi was used a key resource in a recent publication, supporting analysis of food environments and supporting dietary diversity. Read more
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Scott Peters and collaborators present stories of civic engagement

Sep 11, 2018
Through eight richly detailed oral histories, this book helps to open our imagination to the possibilities for professionals to make constructive contributions to the task of making democracy work as it should. The firsthand stories of public work in these oral histories are told by professionals from six different states who either chose or were invited to jump into civic life as active participants. Read more
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Cornell experts and partners examine a decade of Shale Fracking

Aug 29, 2018
" Since January 2008, approximately 15,939 wells have been drilled and fracked at 5674 sites across these shales. This decennial documents the pace, scale, and stages of actual development and takes stock of the social science on impacts to communities, people, policies, and culture. " Read more