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Business the Focus of Obama India Visit

Audio slideshow: Asia Society Associate Fellow Mira Kamdar comments on the lead-up to Obama's first visit to India. more
In New York on Oct. 25, Alex Counts and Vikram Akula each address what role the need to make a profit plays in stimulating innovation. (4 min., 22 sec.)
Can the Profit Motive Improve Microfinance?
Opposing points of view address the issue of microfinance as a for-profit enterprise. more
Professor Snow Barlow, Agriculture and Food Systems; Dr. Robert Zeigler, International Rice Research Institute; Professor Craig Pearson, Director, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, in Melbourne, 29 July 2010. (M. Hinze, Asialink / Asia Society AustralAsia Centre)
A Second Green Revolution
Rice expert calls on Australia to help foster the next generation of agricultural breakthroughs. more

Slideshow: For a Greener Ganesh

In pictures: environmental awareness collides with a timeless ritual. more
Task Force principal advisor C. Peter Timmer shares report findings at the Ford Foundation in New York City on Sept. 27, 2010. (2 min., 32 sec.)
Partnering for Food Security in Asia
A newly released Asia Society/IRRI Task Force urges partnerships to address hunger and poverty in Asia. more
Pakistani Rangers (in black) and Indian Border Security Force personnel perform the daily retreat ceremony on the India-Pakistan border at Wagah in Dec. 2008. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
India Reacts to Pakistan Floods
Did India's press revert to traditional biases in covering this summer's natural disaster? more

Pakistan Under Water

Torrential rains have created the region's worst flooding in 80 years. more
L to R: John Halpern, Sadanand Dhume, and Justine Hardy at Asia Society New York on Apr. 5, 2010.
Kashmir's Damaged Psyche
Journalist Justine Hardy assesses the possibilities for rehabilitation and renewal in Kashmir. more

Anjalendran: Architect of Sri Lanka

Slideshow: A look at the work of one of Sri Lanka's leading architects. more
Modern statue of Aryabhata, astronomer and mathematician in ancient India. Photo: Mukerjee.
Indian Mathematical Achievements
Students will come to learn about Indian advancements in math and how they were affected by Indian culture and religion. Through cross-cultural analysis students will examine math and science advancements in India and other parts of the wo more