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  1.       Prof. Alvarez speaks with former Cochran Fellows

    Alvarez, Cañas, Simmons land Cochran Fellowship Programs to train 21 food scientists from Bangladesh, The Philippines, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

    Dec 14, 2020

    A two-week training program in August 2021 for 15 scientists from Bangladesh and The Philippines will focus on the scientific and technical aspects of food safety standards, systems, and best practices necessary for ensuring the protection of public health in the U.S. and export markets. Knowledge and connections gained by these Cochran Fellows will provide them with an opportunity to increase their country’s capacity for agricultural research, extension, and participation in international trade.

  2. Dean Cathann Kress speaks, with Prof. Lal in center of international panel

     Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture [IICA] to work with CFAES’ Carbon Management and Sequestration Center

    Dec 8, 2020

    IICA has for over 75 years sought to "encourage, promote and support the efforts of the Member States [stretching from Canada to Argentina] to achieve their agricultural development and rural welfare by means of international technical cooperation of excellence."  Objectives include:

    1.To approach for monitoring, managing and sequestrating soil organic carbon (SOC)

    2. To serve as a bridge between science, policy and development work on soil health restoration in the Americas, building capacity and using resourcesmart approaches to achieve multiple development goals:

  3. Dr. Rafiq Islam, director of the Soil Water & BioEnergy program at OSU’s South Centers in Piketon  Renukaradhya Gourapura, Professor at the CFAES Food Animal Health Research Program and the Veterinary Preventive Medicine Dept.

    Piketon, Wooster Soil and Veterinary Preventive Medicine Scientists Promote Climate-Smart Ag, Much More via Kazakhstan Cooperation

    Dec 4, 2020

    CFAES and Kazakh National Agrarian Research University (KazNARU) are working together in many areas including having submitted four research proposals more than a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles.