NC State Named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution
NC State has been recognized as one of the universities with the highest number of students, faculty and administrators selected for both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Fulbright U.S Scholar Programs.
USDA Representative Visits NC State to Discuss Global Engagement
Jim Suits visited NC State’s campus on behalf of the USDA-Foreign Agriculture Service for a day full of meetings and gatherings to learn about the rich research happening at NC State.
International Scientists Conduct Climate Smart Research at NC State
Nine USDA-FAS Scientific Exchanges Program fellows from Latin America are wrapping up their fellowships focused on climate smart agricultural research.
‘I believe agriculture is the common thread that runs through the fabric of our society:’ NC State Employee Shares Her Experiences Working for CALS International Programs
An interview with Farzana Halim who leads CALS' initiative
Symposium Strengthens Partnership with East African Countries
A total of 16 experts from Kenya, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania visited NC State for a three-day symposium to foster sustainable agricultural development and improve health and well-being in rural East African communities.
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 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.
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.