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STAS. Flattening the World: The Role of Science and Technology Diplomacy in the 21st Century. Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS) and the Administrator of USAID U. S. Department of State Washington, DC.

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STAS

Flattening the World: The Role of Science and Technology Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff

Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS)

and the Administrator of USAID

U. S. Department of State

Washington, DC


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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007


Image credit: MIT Media Lab

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Photo Credit: Tony Karumba /Agence France-Presse - Getty Images

AIDS Orphans

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Economist Dr. Paul Collier

Oxford University Press, 2007


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Thomas Malthus


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Norman Borlaug

Father of the Green Revolution

Normal and dwarf wheat varieties


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New York Times, 19 January 2008


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Former Senator Nunn and Senator Lugar, 2007

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Senators Nunn and Lugar, 1991

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disease

Emerging

disease

Misuse of

dual use

dechnology

Bio

terrorism

Bio

war

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Science for Security: The Bio Example

“Dual Use” Science Collaboration = Dual-Benefit

Dr. Jason Rao

US State Department,

Spectrum of Bio-Risk


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Jason Rao (right) and Reynolds Salerno during a visit last year to a new BSL-3 lab in Bandung, Indonesia.

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Bioindustry Initiative:


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Dr. Alex Dehgan

US State Department, STAS

Soviet-made Frog 7’s


Supporting Redirection: Creating a Virtual Science Library for Iraq

Dr. Susan Cumberledge, DoD DTRA; Dr. Ranjiv Khush, DoS/STAS; Dr. Alex Dehgan, DoS/NEA;Dr. Barrie Ripin, DoS; Dr. Ben Perman, DoD; Karan Nain, Pakistan

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Signing of the US-Libyan S & T Agreement for Iraq

U. S. Department of State

3 January 2008

Science Diplomacy in the US Department of State

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Conference on Women in Science

Kuwait, 2007


STAS for Iraq

Path of Totality

Libya, 29 March 2006

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Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum 2008 in Davos (Photo credit: Getty Images, CNN, 25 January 2008)‏

“…. a hint of what we can accomplish if people who are experts on needs in the developing world meet with scientists who understand what the breakthroughs are, whether it’s in software or drugs.”


STAS for Iraq

Characterization of contamination and human health at former nuclear facilities in Iraq

Texas Tech University

US Department of State

Government of Iraq


STAS for Iraq

Funding:

  • Texas Excellence Funds

  • U.S. Department of State

  • US CRDF

  • IICSI

Iraq Ministry of Science and Technology

Iraq Ministry of Environment

International Iraq Center for Science and

Industry (IICSI-State Dept. Program)‏

International Radioecology Lab (Ukraine)‏

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)‏

U.S. Civilian Research & Development

Foundation (CRDF)‏

Royal Scientific Society (Jordan)‏

University of Science & Technology (Jordan)‏

Texas Tech Team


STAS for Iraq

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/Jefferson/


Visiting a physics laboratory in Addis Ababa for Iraq

University

Undergraduate technology students in Adama University

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Dr. Osama Awadelkarim

Jefferson Fellow

US Department of State


Meeting with the Sudanese Minister of Science and Technology for Iraq

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Giving a seminar at Sudan University


Biotechnology in Agriculture: Myths and Realities, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2005

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Joseph Henry Press, 2004


www.biotechnologyonline.gov.au/images/ Bangladesh, 2005

www.whybiotech.com/html/images/

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Molecular insect resistance

Bt cotton

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Molecular insect resistance: Bangladesh, 2005

Bt corn

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Fusarium ear rot -> fumonisins Bangladesh, 2005

Kernel rot -> aflatoxin

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Millions of hectares planted in GMOs


STAS Bangladesh, 2005

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STAS Bangladesh, 2005

Flattening the World: The Role of Science and Technology Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff

Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS)

and the Administrator of USAID

U. S. Department of State

Washington, DC