May 12, 2016
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May 2, 2016
The Office of International Affairs recently awarded more than $150,000 as part of its 2015-2016 Academic Enrichment Grant competition, which supports Ohio State’s Discovery Themes, faculty and student research and the development of new education abroad programs. The grant competition, with separate tracks for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students, was sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, the Office of Research, PHPID, the Office of Undergraduate Education and the China Gateway.
Mar 15, 2016
Dr. John Cardina, Professor in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, along with collaborating faculty in the Office of International Programs in Agriculture and four other departments in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), have been awarded the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Innovation Lab project for Vegetable Crops in East Africa.
Mar 8, 2016
The Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI) received an additional $4 million in early March from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support its overall aim to improve food security in Tanzania.
Mar 2, 2016
Nall Moonilall, a first year Ph.D. student in the Environmental Science Graduate Program, has been selected to serve as a Social Media Ambassador for the upcoming Global Food Security Symposium in Washington, D.C. The annual, one day symposium is convened by the distinguished Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and provides a platform for discussion about the U.S. government and international community’s progress on addressing challenges to food security.
Feb 29, 2016
Dr. Godfrey Asea, Director of Research at the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), is one of the 2016 recipients of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ International Alumni Award. Dr.
Feb 18, 2016
For the fourth year in a row, The Ohio State University ranks in the top 10 on Peace Corps’ list of the top volunteer-producing large universities. Currently, 42 graduates from Ohio State are making a difference around the world as volunteers, putting the university at No. 10 on the agency’s 2016 list. The full list of top 25 rankings for each school size category can be viewed here.
Feb 9, 2016
Frida Nyamete, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Food Science and Technology, was recently named a fellow of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Program. Frida is advised by Dr. Hua Wang, Professor in Food Science and Technology, and is funded by the Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI) – a USAID-funded, Feed the Future project in Tanzania led by The Ohio State University.
Dec 11, 2015
Two faculty members in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) – Dr. Mark Erbaugh, Director of the Office of International Programs in Agriculture, and Dr. Chris Igodan, Professor, Ohio State University Extension – traveled to Nigeria at end of November to meet with faculty and administrators at the Adeyemi College of Education (ACE) in Ondo State, Nigeria. The visit was made to renew a former partnership that dates back to 1964 and to explore opportunities for Ohio State CFAES faculty and extension professionals to collaborate with ACE in revitalizing the agricultural economy of Ondo State through the development of new training and outreach programs.
Nov 24, 2015
Dr. David Barker, Professor in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science (HCS), welcomed on November 9, 2015, Dr. Elly Nyambobo Sabiiti, a recipient of the U.S. State Department’s distinguished Fulbright Fellowship. Dr. Sabiiti is a professor emeritus and former Dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. He specializes in pasture agronomy and seed science technology, and serves as a distinguished fellow for the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), and Uganda’s National Academy of Sciences (UNAS).