MDEP | Access to Achievement is a collaborative, five-year demonstration project of the Center for Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York and housed at the Columbia Global Centers | South Asia, Mumbai.
This project features a workshop that will bring together Earth scientists from
Columbia University and from the Chilean Earth sciences community and will
facilitate and encourage exchange of ideas on first-order, societally important
aspects of volcanism, volcanic hazards and mineral resources.
Columbia Global Centers | Latin America (Santiago)
The grant will be used to redesign and expand the program around a series of core themes and to leverage existing expertise at the Nairobi Center to study first-hand how humans and wildlife interact with each other and the environment across East Africa.
This project proposes creating a Global Center Network on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification. Initially, the network would include the Agriculture and Food Security Center of the Earth Institute at the Lamont Campus and the Columbia Global Centers in Kenya and China, with plans to reach out to other CGCs following the planning grant.
Columbia Global Centers | Africa begun implementing the next phase of the Africa Soils Information Service (AfSIS) Project in June 2013 with $4.902 million dollars in funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Millennium Development Goals Center for East and Southern Africa is based in Nairobi, Kenya, and supports and implements the Millennium Villages Project in six countries – Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda and Ethiopia.