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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium

September 2012

Global Research Institute Water in Our World Speaker Series

We met the Millennium Development Goal for drinking water– now what? Clarissa Brocklehurst, GRI research fellow and former Chief of UNICEF’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Section, will address the issues of how the global water community has come to the sometimes controversial conclusion that the goal has been met and the challenges that face the water and sanitation community in the next 25 years. Click here to see the MDG Goal 7 Factsheet.

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November 2013

Water Nexus Series II: exploring the relationships between water and other essential human needs

Water + Health Greg Allgood, Distinguished Visiting Senior Fellow What is the link between water and health? Dr Greg Allgood, who leads World Vision’s work to address the global water crisis, will highlight the critical link between provision of clean water and effectively addressing major global health priorities including malnutrition and HIV/AIDS.  Not only has recent research shown that clean water and improved hygiene and sanitation can dramatically impact malnutrition and HIV/AIDS, but efforts are underway to scale-up proven clean…

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February 2015

Peak Water: What Happens To Our Food Supply When the Wells Go Dry?

February 4, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Water + Food Lester Brown, Earth Policy Institute Peak Water: What Happens To Our Food Supply When the Wells Go Dry? Mr. Brown will discuss the effect of limits on the supply of water, including the longer term effects of over-pumping and aquifer depletion in leading grain producers, focusing on, importantly, the “big three”—China, India, and the United States. Biosketch: The Washington Post called Lester Brown "one of the world's most influential thinkers." The Telegraph of Calcutta refers to him…

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March 2017

Culinary Nationalism in Asia film screening

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