Webinar: Climate resilience and job prospects for young people in agriculture

Climate change matters for all people. Does it matter particularly for young people? If so, where and how? Join our webinar with Karen Brooks and Keith Wiebe on February 7 to discuss!

Webinar recording: Aspirations, trust, and poverty reduction

Recording, slides, and podcast of the final PIM webinar in 2018, "Aspirations, trust, and poverty reduction", conducted by Dr. Katrina Kosec on December 19.

WEBINAR: Aspirations, trust, and poverty reduction

Understanding the psychological dimensions of poverty is critical for understanding how to alleviate it. This webinar with Katrina Kosec on Dec 19 will highlight novel research on two psychological phenomena that are closely linked with experiencing poverty and economic vulnerability: 1) having low aspirations, or ambitions, for the future, and 2) having low levels of trust or confidence in one’s government.

WEBINAR: Community forest concessions in Petén, Guatemala: Effective governance for tropical forest conservation and socio-economic development

The devolution of forest rights to local communities is seen as a critical element of strategies aimed at conserving tropical forests and strengthening livelihoods based on them. In this webinar on December 13, we will present findings of an in-depth study of 12 community concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Petén, Guatemala that focuses on the community forest enterprises.

WEBINAR: Do medium and large-scale farms generate income spillovers for rural households? The case of Tanzania

Land acquisitions by foreign and local investors has generated much speculation about the impacts on smallholder households and rural communities. Jordan Chamberlin (CIMMYT) presents a study that aims to determine the impact of farm structure on rural household incomes in Tanzania.