Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Tropics

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Plenary talk by Dr. William D. Dar, Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Agricultural Adaptation to Climatic Change at the Grassroots Level and Use of Advances in Science and Technology

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Plenary talk by Dr. Seishi Ninomiya, Professor, Institute for Sustainable Agro-ecosystem Services, University of Tokyo, Japan. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Food Security and Climate Change Impacts on Urban-Rural Linkages

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Keynote by Dr. Paul S. Teng, Dean of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning, National Institute of Education (NIE), and Senior Fellow on Food Security, Center for Non-traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Addressing Today's Global Development Challenges

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Talk delivered by Dr. Ralph D. Christy, Director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development, CH Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences during the symposium on Philippine Rural Development and Cornell, November 16, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna

Advanced Care Planning (ACP) – communicating end of life choices in advance

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Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/advanced-care-planning-acp/id431848... . Advanced care planning is not about giving up, emphasizes Katherine Pisters, M.D., professor in Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, and Donna Zhukovsky, M.D., professor in Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, both at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Rather, it’s a way for cancer patients to tell their loved ones what’s important to them as they approach the end of life. MD...

Country Perspectives: Agricultural Cooperatives in Japan

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Message-Speech of His Excellency Toshinao Urabe, Japan Ambassador to the Philippines during the International Conference on "Cooperative Enterprises: Key to Sustainable Economic and Social Progress," November 8-10, 2012, UP Los Baños, Philippines