Julia

Author's details

Name: Julia Naime
Date registered: 30 May, 2011

Biography

Julia Naime (@julianasah) was a research intern at the SISGI Group. She is a graduate of New York University majoring in Economics. During her internship, she researched rural and international development and environmental policies.

Latest posts

  1. Hidden factor of food price volatility — 7 May, 2012
  2. Del Macro al Micro: Conferencia en Harvard — 27 April, 2012
  3. IDC Harvard: Micro evidence, macro learning — 19 April, 2012
  4. New Presidency of the World Bank — 13 April, 2012
  5. Fukushima y Deepwater Horizon: reacciones políticas — 6 April, 2012
  6. Fukushima vs Deepwater Horizon: political reactions — 30 March, 2012
  7. Mujeres Rurales:hacia el desarrollo sustentable — 16 March, 2012
  8. Rural women: the road towards sustainable development — 9 March, 2012
  9. El electorado y las campañas políticas — 2 March, 2012
  10. Rio+20, El Futuro que queremos? — 24 February, 2012
  11. RIO+20: The future we want? — 17 February, 2012
  12. Voting and political campaigns — 14 February, 2012
  13. Sistema alimentario en peligro — 3 February, 2012
  14. Food system at peril — 27 January, 2012
  15. Regalos navideños: MyMela — 16 December, 2011
  16. Entendiendo el cambio climatico — 12 December, 2011
  17. Responsible Holiday Shopping: MyMela — 6 December, 2011
  18. Understanding climate change — 2 December, 2011
  19. Inversiones peligrosas — 22 November, 2011
  20. Land grabs — 18 November, 2011
  21. Granjas verticales — 15 November, 2011
  22. Vertical farms — 11 November, 2011
  23. Escapándose del cambio ambiental — 8 November, 2011
  24. Creando paz con el arte — 1 November, 2011
  25. Freedom Theater: Building peace with arts — 27 October, 2011
  26. Información y consumo — 25 October, 2011
  27. Mujeres Admirables: Rigoberta Menchú — 21 October, 2011
  28. Inspirational Woman: Rigoberta Menchú — 18 October, 2011
  29. Mujeres Admirables: Wangari Maathai — 13 October, 2011
  30. Inspirational Women: Wangari Maathai — 11 October, 2011
  31. Educación gratuita en línea — 5 October, 2011
  32. Free, online education — 4 October, 2011
  33. Retos agrícolas de Líbano — 27 September, 2011
  34. Information and Consumption — 26 September, 2011
  35. Migración rural en México — 20 September, 2011
  36. Fumigacion Area en Colombia — 14 September, 2011
  37. Mexico’s Rural Migrations — 13 September, 2011
  38. Saving Lives through Public Transportation — 7 September, 2011
  39. Pobreza: Desigualdad o Escasez? — 17 August, 2011
  40. Lebanon’s agricultural challenges — 10 August, 2011
  41. El Sistema: Música para el cambio — 9 August, 2011
  42. Sustainable Agriculture (Part II) — 5 August, 2011
  43. El nuevo FMI — 28 July, 2011
  44. El Sistema: Music for change — 19 July, 2011
  45. King Crops: The dangers of monocrops (part II) — 13 July, 2011
  46. King crops: The dangers of monocrops (part I) — 12 July, 2011
  47. Smart Design, Better Solutions — 5 July, 2011
  48. Conservation and development — 29 June, 2011
  49. The changing IMF — 28 June, 2011
  50. The white man’s burden — 21 June, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. El Sistema: Music for change — 3 comments
  2. Saving Lives through Public Transportation — 2 comments
  3. Conservation and development — 1 comment
  4. Information and Consumption — 1 comment
  5. Mexico’s Rural Migrations — 1 comment

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May 07

Hidden factor of food price volatility

In the context of our fragile economic recovery, the prices of food, oil and other commodities have risen again. In December of 2010, the FAO food price index reached its 2008 peak; sugar, oils and fats being among the agricultural products that most significantly increased. For instance, the price of rice rose by 127%: wheat …

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Apr 27

Del Macro al Micro: Conferencia en Harvard

Read post in English El sábado pasado fui a Harvard para la Conferencia de Desarrollo Internacional (CID), como representante del Grupo SISGI. Los estudiantes de universidades de diversos países y muchas partes del mundo (América Latina, Asia) estaban ansiosos de tener la oportunidad de aprender de la experiencia de profesionales y académicos. Fue una conferencia …

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Apr 19

IDC Harvard: Micro evidence, macro learning

Last Saturday I attended Harvard’s International Development Conference (IDC) as a representative of the SISGI Group. The IDC is an annual conference organized by Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.   Students from many different universities and many parts of the world (Latin America, Asia) were eager to hear from the experience of professionals and academics. …

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Apr 13

New Presidency of the World Bank

Recently, the World Bank has received attention from the media because they are about to appoint the new president. This is the first time that the World Bank has been subject to a competitive process. Previously, the U.S. president selected it. There are currently three candidates for the position, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweal, Jose Antonio Ocampo and …

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Apr 06

Fukushima y Deepwater Horizon: reacciones políticas

Read this post in English Abril 2010: Deepwater Horizon, fuga de petróleo en el golfo de México. Durante tres meses, el petróleo fluye sin cesar. Este fue el mayor derrame de petróleo en la historia del oro negro. La explosión mata a 11 hombres. El derrame causó daño ambiental en los hábitats marinos y en …

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Mar 30

Fukushima vs Deepwater Horizon: political reactions

April 2010: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. During three months, oil flows unabated. This is the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of oil extraction. The explosion kills 11 men. The spill caused extensive environmental damage to marine and wildlife habitats, as well as economic damage to the fishing and tourism industries. March 2011: …

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Mar 16

Mujeres Rurales:hacia el desarrollo sustentable

En las últimas dos semanas las Naciones Unidas celebró la Comisión sobre la Condición de la Mujer (CSW por sus siglas en inglés). La CSW es un cuerpo de gobierno dedicado exclusivamente a los derechos de la mujer y la igualdad de género. Esta comisión se reúne anualmente durante 10 días hábiles. El principal resultado …

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Mar 09

Rural women: the road towards sustainable development

For the last two weeks the United Nations held the 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The CSW is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to women’s rights and gender equality. This commission meets annually for 10 working days. The principal outcomes of the commission are the agreed conclusion between member (45 …

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Feb 24

Rio+20, El Futuro que queremos?

El próximo Junio la ONU tendrá una importante conferencia sobre Desarrollo Sostenible, titulada Río +20. El objetivo de la conferencia es renovar el compromiso político de los estados miembros de la ONU para asegurar el desarrollo sostenible.  La conferencia se centrará en dos cuestiones fundamentales: la promoción de una economía verde y la creación de …

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