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Consortium for Innovation in Post-Harvest Loss in the Kamuli District of Uganda

July 30, 2020

Dr. David Acker, Director for the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods, along with Dr. Tom Brumm, Associate Director for the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods and Mary and Charles Sukup Global Professor in Food Security in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, particapted in a Consortium that discussed the deeply integrated partnership between Iowa State University and the communities and institutions in the Kamuli district of Uganda. Read more about Consortium for Innovation in Post-Harvest Loss in the Kamuli District of Uganda

International Visitor Update: June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020

The June 22, 2020 Presidential Proclamation suspending entry of aliens who present a risk to the U.S. labor market following the coronavirus outbreak DOES NOT affect our exchange visitors in J-1 nonimmigrant status sponsored by Iowa State University (current or future). The Proclamation also DOES NOT impact students in F-1 or J-1 nonimmigrant status (current or future). Read more about International Visitor Update: June 25, 2020

Updated International Visitor Program Dates - May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020
  1. The Exchange Visitor (EV) Program of the U.S. Department of State (DOS) (J-1 status only) is now saying that all programs funded by the Department of State have been paused “until further notice,” which translates as guidance for other program sponsors such as ISU. Please watch for updates here.
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CSRL Growing Education Through School Lunches Campaign

December 12, 2019

Be a part of the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods work to end hunger and improve children’s education by contributing to the Kamuli District, Uganda school garden and lunch programs.  Your support will help the Iowa State University - Uganda Program provide learning opportunities and nutritious meals to almost 3000 children on each school day.  School gardens help children learn how to grow vegetables and fruits and pro Read more about CSRL Growing Education Through School Lunches Campaign

Dr. Hui Yuan, Visiting Scholar from Northeast Agricultural University

May 1, 2019

Dr. Hui Yuan, a visiting scholar from Northeast Agricultural University (NEAU) in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China arrived at Iowa State University on October 24, 2018. Dr. Yuan is being hosted by the Global Programs Department in the College of Agriculture and Life and being mentored by Dr. Read more about Dr. Hui Yuan, Visiting Scholar from Northeast Agricultural University

Borlaug Fellow Mentor Opportunities

May 31, 2018

The Borlaug Fellowship Program promotes food security and economic growth by providing training and collaborative research opportunities to fellows from developing and middle-income countries. Borlaug fellows are generally scientists, researchers, or policymakers who are in the early or middle stages of their careers. Each fellow works one-on-one with a mentor for 8-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Read more about Borlaug Fellow Mentor Opportunities

Bernard Dafour . . .Increasing Food Security in Ghana Through Improving Post-Harvest Storage

April 29, 2016

Before Bernard Darfour came to Iowa State University (ISU) for his PhD in Industrial and Agricultural Technology, he was working toward a Master’s degree in Radiation Processing at the University of Ghana and researching gamma rays.  Gamma rays are produced by the most energy-intensive phenomena in our universe like supernova explosions and black holes.  Gamma rays are Read more about Bernard Dafour . . .Increasing Food Security in Ghana Through Improving Post-Harvest Storage

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