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Restoring soils to mitigate climate change and feed the world: The 4 per 1000 initiative for food security and climate
Thursday, October 27, 2016
12:00 – 1:00pm
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center, Tufts University

Anne-Marie Codur, GDAE research fellow, Seth Itzkhan and Karl Thidemann, co-founders and co-directors of Soil4Climate, will speak about the 4per1000 initiative, which was launched in Paris during COP21 by the French Ministry of Agriculture to promote soil restoration globally as one of the most promising climate mitigation strategies, as well as a key policy to promote food security and fight hunger worldwide. Anne-Marie Codur will present this international initiative, the scientific evidence on which it is based, and its global policy objectives. Seth Itzkan and Karl Thidemann will present their work and role as a member of the 4per1000 consortium. The consortium is an international coalition of nation-states, NGOs, farmers associations and unions, research centers, and universities, whose official launching will take place in November 2016 in Marrakesh, at COP22.
This event is hosted by the Environmental Studies Program. Learn more about the Lunch & Learn Program.

How Savings Groups Are Revolutionizing Development
Monday, October 31, 2016
12:30 – 1:30 PM
The Fletcher School, Mugar 200, 160 Packard Ave, Medford, MA

Join GDAE research fellow Jeffrey Ashe as we discuss microfinance and explore simple, yet ingenious ways of reaching financially excluded businesses and households.
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The Public Economy in Crisis
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
12:30 – 2:00 PM — Lunch served at noon
The Fletcher School, Cabot 702, 160 Packard Ave, Medford, MA

Join the Global Development And Environment Institute for a panel discussion about the public economy. The event will feature short talks from Neva Goodwin, GDAE Co-Director, Jenny Nguyen, University of Greenwich and June Sekera, GDAE Research Fellow, with James K. Galbraith, University of Texas, offering a longer featured presentation.
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