Apr 13, 2021
Funds from the American Councils for International Education (ACIE) and the U.S. Embassy in Moscow have enabled OSU South Centers at Piketon to cooperate with the International Integrated Research Laboratory for Climate Change, Land Use and Biodiversity under the Institute of Ecological and Agricultural Biology at Tyumen State University (UT) in Siberia.
Mar 30, 2021
The Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) in Guatemala City, Guatemala and OSU’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences have signed a five-year, renewable Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Mar 15, 2021
The Navajo Nation’s water crisis and food security issues in arid regions of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah has become more critical in times of COVID-19. OSU’s Global Water Institute (GWI), in partnership with The Navajo Nation https://www.navajo-nsn.gov/ and others, will start by upgrading boreholes that use sustainable
Mar 2, 2021
Amity University, a private research institution of a dozen campuses, headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Ohio State University on behalf of its Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (CMASC) within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).
Feb 15, 2021
Students all over the world are adapting to new and different modes of learning due to the current pandemic, and K-12 students in Honduras are no different.
Thanks to a partnership between 4-H programs at Ohio State, the University of Georgia and Zamorano University in Honduras, 4-H clubs are being established at schools in Honduras.
Feb 9, 2021
The CFAES Annual Research Conference will take place on Thursday, April 8, 2021 (virtually) beginning at 12:30 pm and concluding at 2 pm. The agenda will consist of a question and answer session with Dr. Rattan Lal, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate, announcements of the research award winners, an update on the CFAES research enterprise, and the annual poster competition for graduate and undergraduate students.
Jan 29, 2021
Jaelene Loor Suche of Ecuador first came to Honduras to study at Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School. She then came to OSU to do the internship required of Zamorano undergraduates. She now has “returned” to both institutions, but virtually. Communities flourish when NGOs work on a development/empowerment model, not a relief/provisional one.
Jan 27, 2021
Curious about the Peace Corps? Environment Volunteers lead grassroots efforts to protect the environment and strengthen understanding of environmental issues. They teach environmental awareness in schools and to local organizations, empowering communities to make their own decisions about how to conserve the local environment, through such programs as agroforestry, soil and water conservation, sustainable agriculture, recycling, alternative energy, and other programs.
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.
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: