In honor of Earth Day 2021, this special edition of Verdant Views featured Fellows in Cornell’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, sharing stories of the challenges of climate change they are facing in their home countries, and actions being taken in response to this global crisis. Presented in partnership with the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program and the CALS Department of Global Development.

Participating Humphrey Fellows:

  • Husnain Afzal, Executive Engineer (Civil) at Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
  • Saukira Banda, Former Communication and Knowledge Management Officer for ‘Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Project’ in Environmental Affairs Department, Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Malawi Natalya Minchenko, Sustainable Development Goals advisor, UNDP/UNICEF/UNFPA project on 2030 Agenda, Minsk, Belarus
  • Alma Perez, Agricultural Production Manager, La Paz Department, Project ACS USAID at FINTRAC, Honduras
  • CALS Global Development Staff: Polly Endreny Holmberg, Associate Director, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship, Francine Barchett, Graduate Assistant