Confronting drought and climate change through solidarity and sustainability in Sabana Mula, Dominican Republic
As the MDP program allows you to pursue your passions in development, I have devoted my graduate career to finding ways to improve the quality of life through reducing inequalities and enhancing living conditions in poor and/or rural communities.
Courage, confidence, and character: Working with Girl Scouts of the USA on Public Policy and Advocacy
The great thing about the MDP program is that it allows you to pursue your passions. For me I have devoted my graduate career to observing the impact of women’s and girls' leadership on the development of a country. The aspect of girls' leadership that I focus on is how menstrual hygiene management affects their leadership potential.
Ida Nadia Djenontin attended the Regional Technical Meeting on the preparation of a report on the Status of Land Degradation and Restoration in Africa: A workshop organized by the New Partnership of Africa Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA) in the framework of its Sustainable Land and Water Management (SLWM) Program.
Chris Scott has been appointed as the new Director of the Udall Center. He will maintain a role in the School of Geography and Development, so we will still be able to draw on his expertise and talents, even as he embarks on a new set of duties and challenges.
Kudos to Carly Nichols whose article "Millets, milk, and maggi: contested processes of the nutrition transition in rural India" has been accepted for publication in Agriculture and Human Values. Check out the article here.