"The Role of Housing Partnerships in Refugee Resettlement," by Michelle Schatz

06/07/2019 - 11:35
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MDP graduate Michelle Schatz, working with the International Rescue Committee in Arizona, conducted her master's research project on how housing partnerships can faciliate trust within communities and provide support for newly resettled refugees. 

 

 

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"Small-scale Aquaculture in Sierra Leone,West Africa," by Joseph Stewart

06/07/2019 - 11:35
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MDP graduate Joseph Stewart conducted his master's research project in in rural Sierra Leone, West Africa. Working with the NGO WorldFish, Joe studied the promotion small-scale aquaculture as a method for reducing hunger and alleviating poverty in one of the world’s poorest countries. 

 

 

 

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"The Missing Piece of World Food Program’s Strategic Plan: Cambodia as Illustration of WFP’s Need to Lead and Collaborate in Addressing the World Obesity Epidemic," by Amanda Hixson

06/07/2019 - 11:35
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MDP graduate Amanda Hixson conducted her master's research project in Cambodia, working with our partner organization TANGO International. Her focus was on the role of the UN World Food Program on combating the increase of obesity found worldwide.   

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"The integration of more plant-based foods in our diet: Reformulating our assumptions about consumption," by Sandra Wiebe

06/07/2019 - 11:35
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MDP graduate Sandra Wiebe conducted her master's research project on the consumers’ perspectives, attitudes and behaviors towards this shifting of menu options towards a plant-based diet.

 

 

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"Post-resettled refugees: Programming that links mental health, language, and self-sufficiency," by Amel Lebatt

06/07/2019 - 11:35
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MDP graduate Amel Lebatt, working with the International Rescue Committee in Arizona, conducted her master's research project on the need for programming that takes into account mental health conditions, language acquisition, and economic self-sufficiency among refugees who have been resettled in the US. 

 

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"Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Environmental Sustainability in Eleuthera, Bahamas," by Philana A. Jeremiah.pdf

06/07/2019 - 11:35
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MDP graduate Philana A. Jeremiah conducted her master's research project in Eleuthera in The Bahamas, studying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its utility for understanding the natural and human impact on island ecosystems

 

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"Benefits and Barriers to Sustainable Land Management: Farmer Perceptions in Western Kenya," by Anna Jackson

06/07/2019 - 11:35
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MDP graduate Anna Jackson conducted her master's research project in Western Kenya with a focus on farmer perceptions of the key benefits they perceive, and barriers they encounter, with regard to sustainable management of their land. Jackson's research methodology was the mixed-methods Evaluation of Land Management Options (ELMO) framework, which was co-developed by MDP Director Dr. Katherine Snyder.

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Shifting the Narrative: The Power of Women-Led Social Movements

06/06/2019 - 15:32
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UA MDP alumnae Michelle Schatz and Robin Al-haddad have published an article on the Praxis Center blog on the role of Rohingya women in promoting the human rights of their communities in Myanmar and in forced exile in Bangladesh. The article is co-authored with Gatjeak Gew. 

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