Tim Hanstad

1 At Clinton Global Initiative: Landless women at root of many problems

I’ve been reporting this week on the United Nations’ declared support (however vague) for expanding the global health agenda to go beyond the traditional focus on infectious diseases like AIDS, TB, measles or malaria and include non-contagious, chronic disease like cancer or heart disease. Across town, the Clinton Global Initiative…

0 Land reform and bulletproof vests

Roy Prosterman might, on first glance, suggest a kindly hobbit. The retired UW law professor is a friendly, gentle and small (in stature) man who hardly looks like a radical social reformer who could bring on death threats. Prosterman’s non-profit organization, now called Landesa (formerly RDI, Rural Development Institute), sounds…