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Audio lectures brought to you by Social Innovation Conversations, co-hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review's Managing Editor Eric Nee.

Global Issues

Using Science and Social Enterprise to Improve Rice Crop Yield in India and Bangladesh

Pamela Ronald, of the University of California, Davis, talks about how her laboratory, in collaboration with other scientists, developed a variety of rice with sufficient submergence tolerance to survive severe flooding.

Featuring Pamela Ronald | Feb. 26, 2014 | 28 minutes
 

Food

Quality and Innovation as the Basis for Sustainability

John Kehoe discusses how the chocolate maker TCHO has encouraged social entrepreneurship in developing countries through innovative supply chain practices.

Featuring John Kehoe | Feb. 6, 2014 | 10 minutes
 
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Health

Promoting Health Through Weight Loss

Harvard business professor Leslie John reports on studies providing financial and social incentives to get people to lose weight.

Featuring Leslie John | Jul. 31, 2012 | 33 minutes
 
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Food, Water, and Energy

In this audio lecture, Dr. Ann Bartuska of the U.S. Department of Agriculture shares her insight on the necessary steps to sustainably feed the nine billion people that will be living on our planet by 2050.

Featuring Ann Bartuska | 1 | Jul. 17, 2012 | 21 minutes
 
COO of Bats'il Maya Alberto Irezabal on the social environment in Chiapas and his nonprofit

Economic Development

Bringing Fair Trade to Indigenous Farmers

COO of Bats'il Maya Alberto Irezabal talks about the social environment in Chiapas that led to the founding of the organization, and how the co-op works.

Featuring Alberto Irezabal | May. 11, 2011 | 20 minutes
 

NewSchools Venture Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Chairman of the House Committee on Education George Miller, address the NewSchools Summit 2010.

Featuring Arne Duncan and George Miller | Oct. 7, 2010 |