Stories

Creating climate change resilient agriculture, by Nickson Otieno

Nickson Otieno (Kenya, GESA 2011 alumnus) highlights strategies towards alleviation of climate...

Nickson Otieno (Kenya, GESA 2011 alumnus) highlights strategies towards alleviation of climate change driven declines in welfare of low income communities arising from declining farm productivity due to unpredictable weather...

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An uncommonly GESA experience

Karly Burch (Hawaii, GESA 2011 alumna) writes about her experience at the...

Karly Burch (Hawaii, GESA 2011 alumna) writes about her experience at the 14th Global Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) that took place from...

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Introducing the Wellbeing Initiative: a Global Food Sovereignty Study

Vanessa Reid (U.K., GESA 2013 alumna) introduces the Wellbeing Initiative: a Global...

Vanessa Reid (U.K., GESA 2013 alumna) introduces the Wellbeing Initiative: a Global Food Sovereignty Study, a project funded by the Alumni Innovation Fund....

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You can do something to protect (indigenous) communities against biopiracy

Nickson Otieno (Kenya, GESA 2011 alumnus) sends a plea to help communities...

Nickson Otieno (Kenya, GESA 2011 alumnus) sends a plea to help communities publish their knowledge (be it traditional medicine, art, dance move, music, mode of dress, culinary recipe, name it)...

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The newly established IPBES: Exciting, exhausting, and enlightening

Experience at the first plenary of the newly established Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform...

Experience at the first plenary of the newly established Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Bonn, Germany, by GESA 2011 alumna, Katja....

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Attending Conference of Parties (CoP) of an International Environment Treaty

Raghunandan A. Velankar (India, GESA 2011 alumnus) gives an overview of the...

Raghunandan A. Velankar (India, GESA 2011 alumnus) gives an overview of the Conference of Parties and Meeting of Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity....

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Fuel through Fermentation

Michael Martin (U.S.A., GESA 2011 alumnus) writes about how travels post GESA...

Michael Martin (U.S.A., GESA 2011 alumnus) writes about how travels post GESA 2011, his work as a research technician in a bioenergy laboratory, and the lessons he has taken with...

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A Step into Alternative Scientific Reporting

Maya Lyn Monacsoc (The Phillippines, GESA 2011 alumna) joins the Center for...

Maya Lyn Monacsoc (The Phillippines, GESA 2011 alumna) joins the Center for Natural Resources and Development network on a study trip about the West Delta Water Conservation and Irrigation Rehabilitation...

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Alumni Innovation Fund to enhance cross learning: application process

Gary Martin (GEN Founder & Executive Director) describes the establishment of the...

Gary Martin (GEN Founder & Executive Director) describes the establishment of the Alumni Innovation Fund, and how to apply!...

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KuoRay’s Aspirations for the next Summer Academy (GESA 2012)

Kuoray Mao (Taiwan, GESA 2011 alumnus) provides feedback from his GESA 2012...

Kuoray Mao (Taiwan, GESA 2011 alumnus) provides feedback from his GESA 2012 experience....

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Stepping Stones after GESA 2011

Anna Varga (Hungary, GESA 2011 alumna) describes her professional, intellectual and spiritual...

Anna Varga (Hungary, GESA 2011 alumna) describes her professional, intellectual and spiritual journey after GESA in five ‘stepping stones’ on her way back home to Hungary....

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Resilient Spirit: Indigenous Struggles for Self Determination

Ainka Granderson (Trinidad & Tobago, GESA 2011 alumna) reflects on a talk...

Ainka Granderson (Trinidad & Tobago, GESA 2011 alumna) reflects on a talk by William Iggiagruk Hensley, an Inuit Leader known for his extraordinary contribution to the Alaskan Native Land Claims...

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