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

The Economic Effectiveness of Historic Designation in San Diego

submitted by: ktran
Over the past 45 years, the goals of historic preservation have evolved from simply protecting aged buildings from destruction to using preservation as a tool to economically revitalize neighborhoods. This study examined how economically successful historic designation has been for two central San Diego neighborhoods, Golden Hill and Sherman Heights, compared to two non-designated central San Diego neighborhoods, North Park and South Park. This study also briefly analyzed whether historic...

Stabilize and Then Reduce Population

submitted by: GrowthBuster

Efforts to create a cleaner, healthier, safer world will be erased by the impacts of consumption and population growth - unless we stop chasing MORE and begin embracing LESS. This video promotes the concept that a better future is possible in a world in which couples make responsible family size decisions and policy-makers adopt informed, sustainable population policies.