CALS International Programs: Building Lasting Connections in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Following a recent fruitful Bosnia and Herzegovina trip made by Dr. Vivek Fellner and Dr. Peter Ojiambo, José Cisneros—the Director of CALS International Programs—visited the country in late July. The objective of this trip was to evaluate the bigger picture and strategize a mutually beneficial collaboration between NC State and Bosnia.
NC State Grows Partnership with Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
NC State and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) have many meaningful formal and informal relationships with institutions in China. NC State’s relationships within the country are valued partners in the areas of agriculture and life sciences whose efforts develop mutually beneficial active collaboration, educational training and scientific exchange.
Research Experience in The Land of Potatoes: Peru
At NC State, Mark Watson’s schedule remains fairly filled with his three majors: Horticulture Science, Crop and Soil Science, and Spanish Language and Literature. Yet, when Summer 2018 rolled around, he had his sight set on pursuing a 12 week-long research experience at the Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) or International Potato Center.
Partner Profile: BecA-ILRI Hub
NC State’s in-depth partnerships with leading international institutions, consortia, and research hubs around the world create globally-engaged and experienced scientists. The university signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Biosciences eastern and central Africa – International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub in 2016 to increase international collaboration of research on African agricultural challenges.