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Cochran Fellowship Program Funding Opportunity for Asia

June 21, 2018

The Cochran Fellowship Program is requesting the design and delivery of training programs for Multiple Topics for the Asia Region during Fiscal Year 2018.  Objective is to assist eligible countries to develop agricultural systems necessary to meet the food and fiber needs of their domestic populations and/or strengthen and enhance trade linkages between eligible countries and agricultural interests in the United States by providing fellowships to individuals from eligible countries who specialize in agriculture Read more about Cochran Fellowship Program Funding Opportunity for Asia

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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