1. Jared Diamond - Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

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    April 25, 2007 Jared Diamond, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA School of Health; Professor of Geography at UCLA Introduction by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University More Info: http://www.earth.columbia.edu

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    • M.P.A in Development Practice (full version)

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      Jeffrey Sachs introduces the new M.P.A. in Development Practice launched by Columbia University. For more information on the program, please visit http://www.mdp.ei.columbia.edu/mpa

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      • Management and Sustainable Development

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        Date: Thursday, November 6, 2008 Title: Sachs Lecture Series: Management and Sustainable Development Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Description: This is the first lecture by Jeffrey Sachs on Sustainable Development at Columbia University. This talk was given at the Columbia Business School. More Info: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/2323

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        • "Global Health Equity" with Paul Farmer

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          Date: October 30, 2007 Speaker: Paul Farmer Title: Global Health Equity

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          • The Children of Latin America: A Future Without Poverty (Speakers Include Shakira and 5 Latin American Presidents)

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            The Children of Latin America A Future Without Poverty Creating equity through Early Childhood Development programs September 24, 2008 A Discussion With Latin American Leaders Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa, President, United Mexican States Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President, Argentine Republic Fernando Armindo Lugo Méndez, President, Republic of Paraguay Elias Antonio Saca González, President, Republic of El Salvador Martín Erasto Torrijos Espino, President, Republic of Panama Experts and Activists Shakira, Philanthropist and Advocate, ALAS Alejandro Sanz, Activist, ALAS Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Alejandro Santo Domingo Dávila, President, ALAS Board

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            • Sachs Student Lecture - Choices for America's Economic Future

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              Date: November 17, 2009 The Earth Institute's Office of Academic and Research Programs presents "Choices for America's Economic Future" with Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development; professor of health policy and management, Columbia University; and special advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/blog/2009/11/10/this-year-sachs-student-lecture/

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              • Improving Agriculture in Africa

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                Soil fertility techniques developed by Pedro Sanchez are helping villages in Africa get out of poverty. In this video, Sanchez explains how simple, scalable methods are transforming a village in Sauri, Kenya. Sanchez is a tropical soil expert and director of the Millennium Villages Project. Visit http://www.earth.columbia.edu/tropag/

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                • Engineering and Sustainable Development

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                  Date: March 2, 2009 Title: Sustainable Development at Columbia University, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science: Engineering and Sustainable Development Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University Description: This is the sixth lecture by Jeffrey Sachs on Sustainable Development at Columbia University. This talk was given at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. More Info: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/2323

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                  • JM Eagle and Earth Institute Bring Cleaner, Safer Water to Thousands in Rural Senegal

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                    Rural villagers in one of the poorest and driest parts of Senegal are turning on their taps for the first time and seeing water flow freely from the ground into their containers. JM Eagle, the world’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, and the Earth Institute at Columbia University announced on January 14 the official completion of a new water infrastructure system that is bringing safer water to more than 13,500 people in western Senegal... Read More: http://www.earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/2372

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                    • Progress and Challenges in the Millennium Villages

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                      The Earth Institute's Office of Academic and Research Programs Student Lecture presents "Progress and Challenges in the Millennium Villages," with Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development; Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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