Research Fellow Clarissa Brocklehurst invited Senior Ministry Officials from six African countries to participate in a private workshop and public panel discussion at UNC- Chapel Hill.
During academic years 2012-13 and 2013-14, the GRI is focusing on the challenges faced by a world population likely to rise to 9 or 9.5 billion by mid-century, seeking to provide water, sanitation and hygiene for all.
Our latest publications discuss today’s policy debate over postsecondary education, details the condition of the NC economy since 2000 and analyzes future labor market projections, and lays out some simple but powerful recommendations regarding an overall career and educational plan to the future for our state.
Twenty-five years ago, two reports focusing on the South’s major issues were published. A Way Forward serves as an update to these publications, featuring more than 30 essays containing key recommendations and strategies for building a more globally competitive South.
A center for scholarly research on key global issues at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Current Research Theme: Making Scarce Water Work for All
Through seminars, workshops and other networking opportunities, GRI Fellows together with the UNC-Chapel Hill “water community” including the Institute for the Environment
and The Water Institute
will work to develop a better understanding of the critical global challenges of managing water availability and quality and spark new ideas for sound solutions.
UNC-Chapel Hill has declared a campus-wide focus on water
for 2012-2014, and plans are underway for schools and departments across disciplines to integrate water into the curriculum, providing a robust center for water activity and interest in Chapel Hill.
For the policy report Moving Beyond Plato Versus Plumbing and Recession and Recovery in NC: a Data Snapshot, click here.
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