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Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

 

 

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Winter 2009-10

"Agricultural Innovation in Africa: Addressing Climate-Smart Growth"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Belfer Center's new Agriculture Innovation in Africa project will work to address the dual challenges of climate change and food shortages with the help of a generous grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

 

Winter 2009-10

"Notable Quotes"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Notable quotes from opeds and testimonies.

 

 

Photo by Michael Casey

April 8, 2009

"Frazer offers lessons on transformative U.S.-Africa policy"

News

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Jendayi Frazer gave a public address," Solutions: A Transformative U.S.-Africa Policy," at Harvard Kennedy School's John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on April 7, 2009. Belfer Center Director Graham Allison moderated the event.

 

 

Belfer Center

Spring 2009

"Intrastate Conflict Program Advises on Governance in Africa"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Belfer Center's Program on Intrastate Conflict and Conflict Resolution (ICP) traveled to meet with leaders and officials in Rwanda and Malawi in January to discuss the 2008 Index of African Governance.

 

 

October 14, 2008

"Economic Realities Must Guide Africa's Constitutional Reform Efforts"

News

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

"African countries need new constitutional orders to cope with modern economic challenges, Calestous Juma said at a recent lecture....A major challenge is based in the constitutions and laws left behind for the newly liberated countries. 'What was being negotiated as independence was really an exercise in constitutional continuity from the colonial period through independence,' Juma said....While there is enormous pressure on African countries to focus on economic programs, they are unable to because the governmental framework left behind did not integrate the economic role of the colonizer into the new role of president."

 

 

Winter 2007-2008

"Award Winner Makes Renewable Electricity from Jatropha Nut"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

For many living in rural sub-Saharan Africa, lack of electricity means nobody can work after sunset. This limits productivity in many areas, including students' ability to study in the evening. Kerosene lamps are an option, but they are expensive and dangerous and are used only in emergencies. Many people are left in the dark.

The 2007 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership project winner is working to shed some light on this problem with a local and green solution: the jatropha nut.

 

GTIL

Winter 2009-10

"Agricultural Innovation in Africa: Addressing Climate-Smart Growth"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Belfer Center's new Agriculture Innovation in Africa project will work to address the dual challenges of climate change and food shortages with the help of a generous grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

GTIL

Winter 2009-10

"Agricultural Innovation in Africa: Addressing Climate-Smart Growth"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Belfer Center's new Agriculture Innovation in Africa project will work to address the dual challenges of climate change and food shortages with the help of a generous grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

GTIL

Winter 2009-10

"Agricultural Innovation in Africa: Addressing Climate-Smart Growth"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Belfer Center's new Agriculture Innovation in Africa project will work to address the dual challenges of climate change and food shortages with the help of a generous grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

GTIL

Winter 2009-10

"Agricultural Innovation in Africa: Addressing Climate-Smart Growth"

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter

By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Belfer Center's new Agriculture Innovation in Africa project will work to address the dual challenges of climate change and food shortages with the help of a generous grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

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