CALS Student Researches Nutrient Cycling in Ecuador
Cormac Holland spent his summer conducting research on native forest soils at Universidad de Cuenca.
Long-Time NC State Collaborators Set to Visit Campus
NC State is gearing up for the “Building Partnerships for Health and Sustainable Agricultural Development in East Africa” symposium that will take place September 18-20.
‘I am in a unique position’: Assistant Director of CALS International Programs Highlights Her Work With NC State
An Interview with Adrienne Tucker who helps expand the international reach of CALS through scholar hosting and student travel programs.
NC State Hosts International Scientist from Turkey
Ekin Demiray is participating in the USDA-FAS Borlaug Fellowship Program. He will spend three months in Raleigh furthering his research on the wheat phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene (TaPAL) family.
NC State Employee Highlights His Work Within CALS International Programs
An interview with Andrew Ofstehage, CALS Global Academy program coordinator, who works to connect international partners with CALS researchers to improve mutually beneficial learning environments.
Gatiboni Returns USAID via Uzbekistan
In March, Soil Fertility Specialist Luke Gatiboni spent two weeks volunteering with USAID to train Uzbek farmers in an effort to return a lifelong favor.
NC State Hosts Cecilia Limera from the African Agricultural Technology Foundation
NC State hosted Cecilia Limera, Program Officer and Nutrition Lead in AATF’s Program Development and Commercialization Department. During this visit to form collaborations with faculty and staff she also learned about US agriculture extension and post-harvest loss management and processing.
NC State Hosts International Fellows from Egypt and Jordan
USDA-FAS sponsored fellows from Egypt and Jordan to join a Cochran Program training in the U.S. for two weeks. The goal of this training was to exchange knowledge and train the international fellows in novel agricultural methods for maintaining livestock genetics, mastering dairy and livestock management practices and maintaining livestock nutrition.
NC State Visits Kenya for Upcoming Project
CALS International Programs and Plant Pathology traveled to Kenya to forge partnerships before installing cold storage containers for African indigenous vegetables, which have high levels of nutrients and decrease malnourishment among the population.
Yams Benefit From Banana ‘Paper’ Cocoon
Wrapping yam seeds in biodegradable paper made from a mixture of unusable parts of banana plants and recycled cardboard boxes sharply increased yam size and yields in field tests conducted in Benin, Africa.