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2013 Annual Meeting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyjtrfYpVCs ND-GAIN's 2013 Annual Meeting was the premier gathering of domestic and international thought leaders on adaptation. The event was held at the non-partisan Wilson Center, and was attended by leaders from major multinational corporations, NGOs and government agencies who are developing...

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NDIGD awarded contract to evaluate water project in Ghana

Contact: Michael Sweikar, NDIGD managing director, msweikar@nd.edu   The University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) was recently awarded a $375,000 contract from the Millennium Challenge Corp. (MCC) to conduct an evaluation of MCC’s water project in Ghana.…

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A vision for research: revisited

This blog was originally written for Leopold Leadership 3.0. A bit more than a year ago, my lab and I spent a day trying to figure out who we were and what we were about…

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ND-GAIN Prize Winners 2013

This year's winners are Monsanto and PepsiCo! Monsanto | Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) The Water Efficient Maize for Africa project (WEMA) is a public/private partnership, led by the Kenyan-based African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) and funded by the Bill and...

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ND-GAIN issues call for applications for Corporate Adaptation Award

Contact: Joyce Coffee, 574-807-9322, joyce.coffee@gain.org The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index(ND-GAIN) at the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for the ND-GAINCorporate Adaptation Award, an annual award for contributions to awareness, science or action in creating resilience to corporate change.…

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ND-GAIN Hosts World-Leading Adaptation Index

The Global Adaptation Index (GAIN)—the world’s leading Index showing which countries are best prepared to deal with the droughts, super-storms and other natural disasters that climate change can cause—is moving to the University of Notre Dame. GAIN, which ranks countries annually based on...

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Joyce Coffee named managing director of ND-GAIN

Contact: ND-GAIN, ndgain@nd.edu Joyce E. Coffee, who has extensive experience working on climate change and sustainability — particularly in the government and corporate sectors — has been named managing director of the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Index…

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Joyce Coffee named managing director of ND-GAIN

Joyce E. Coffee, who has extensive experience working on climate change and sustainability — particularly in the government and corporate sectors — has been named managing director of the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN).

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Sharing the results of federally-funded research

The National Science Foundation requires that all grant recipients submit annual and final reports. I just submitted a final report for our grant, "Assessing temperature-related changes in introgression of hybridizing species across space and time." In the spirit of promoting the...

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Building Business Resilience in Mexico

With funding from The John Templeton Foundation, ND-GAIN and the Tecnológico de Monterrey hosted this forum to highlight the ongoing and future work they are conducting on this issue, which has included a national survey of SMEs and online guidelines...

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5th & 6th grader questions about climate change

The following came up after my presentation, "What is global warming?" to 5th and 6th graders at the Stanley Clark School, South Bend, IN. Thanks to the students for being so attentive and for their great follow-up questions!   1....

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GAIN Index makes new home at Notre Dame

Notre Dame will be the new home of The GAIN Index, now becoming ND-GAIN. The formal announcement was made April 18 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN) and Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI)...

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GAIN Index Moves to Notre Dame

Contact: Peter Annin | 574-807-9322 | pannin@nd.edu The Global Adaptation Index (GAIN)—the world’s leading Index showing which countries are best prepared to deal with the droughts, super-storms and other natural disasters that climate change can cause—is moving to the University of Notre Dame. GAIN,...

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South Bend Tribune Features ND-GAIN Announcement

The University of Notre Dame will become the new home base of the Global Adaptation Index, a tool showing which countries are best prepared to deal with droughts, storms and other natural disasters that may be caused by climate change.

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Beauty and Benefits of Escaping the Ivory Tower

A group of Leopold Leadership Fellows are presenting at the AAAS meeting in Boston, February, 2013. We are looking to engage conversation on our general session topic and specifically on time-effective methods of engaging in environmental outreach (Hellmann & Williams below). Join...

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