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WGD Discussion Series Spring 2018

 Is Inclusive, Agriculture-Driven Growth Possible?

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Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Director, African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Geography and the Environment Through Kitchenspace: Culural Ecology in the House-lot Garden in Central Mexico

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Dr. Maria Elisa Christie, Director, Women and Gender in International Development, Center for International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Climate Change and Agro-Biodiversity in Nepal: A Gendered Perspective

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Dr. Basundhara Bhattarai, Senior Gender and Development Specialist at The Institute for Studies and Development Worldwide (IFSD)

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Women Do Light Work, Men Do Heavy Work: Male Out-Migration, The Feminization of Agriculture, and Integrated Pest Management in the Nepali Mid-Hills.

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Kaitlyn Spangler, Master's Student, Department of Geography, Virginia Tech

Thursday, April 19, 2018

WGD Discussion Series Fall 2018

Recognizing women’s need a key in agriculture production and food security

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Ozzie Abaye, Professor in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech 

Thursday, November 8, 2018 

Gender gaps in smallholder agriculture in Nicaragua and Guatemala: The role of international labor migration

Claudia Radel, Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Environment and Society, and Dean of the College of Natural Resources at Utah State University

Thursday, October 4, 2018