Melaina Dyck (MESc 2019, left) spent her 2018 TRI Fellowship learning about the livelihoods of smallholder farmers belonging to the Shipibo indigenous people in the Peruvian Amazon. Over the course of three months, Dyck conducted participant observation and interviews in seven different Shipibo communities in the Ucayali region and with Shipibo organizations in the city of Pucallpa.
The Sri Lanka Program for Forest Conservation, a Yale-based partner of TRI headed by Professor Mark Ashton, recently launched a postgraduate fellowship program.
A study by Ina Vandebroek and 2014 Fellow Logan Sander was recently featured in a National Geographic story by Kelsey Nowakowski.
Ruth Metzel is one of three students from Yale F&ES to have have received 2016-17 Gruber Fellowships in Global Justice and Women’s Rights.