Capacity Building by Proxy : Putting African development on a faster and cheaper track

Capacity Building by Proxy : Putting African development on a faster and cheaper track

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2 March 2009 I have an idea that I think is important to talk about. I call it Capacity Building by Proxy. The idea is to build institutional and human capabilities on the African continent…

The times they are a-changin’: and not just for the climate

The times they are a-changin’: and not just for the climate

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Fragilecologies Archives 1 December 2008 Just wanted to say that “the times they are a-changin’.” They are a-changin’ for those involved in climate science research and modeling, and they are a-changin’ for those engaged in…

People-Focused Biofuels Development in Africa

People-Focused Biofuels Development in Africa

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Fragilecologies Archives 20 November 2008 By Dr. Tsegay Wolde-Georgis & Dr. Michael H. Glantz African governments are continuing to join the worldwide rush to develop biofuels in response to record oil prices. Their leaders perceive…

People-Focused Biofuels Development in Africa

People-Focused Biofuels Development in Africa

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Fragilecologies Archives 13 November 2008 By Dr. Michael H. Glantz and Dr. Tsegay Wolde-Georgis African governments are continuing to join the worldwide rush to develop biofuels in response to record oil prices. Their leaders perceive…

NCAR and NSF: Please, Tear Down This Wall!

NCAR and NSF: Please, Tear Down This Wall!

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Fragilecologies Archives 28 August 2008 About 20 years ago, President Ronald Reagan, standing before the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin, called on Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall,” referring to the infamous…