From Raleigh to Djilor: Dannica Wall and Poultry Farming in Senegal
Poultry Science PhD student Dannica Wall gave an eye-opening presentation on her time spent in Djilor, Senegal as part of the CALS SAIGE International Seminar Series. Wall was sent abroad through Farmer to Farmer, a USAID-funded program that seeks to increase agricultural productivity, sustainable farming practices, and strengthen existing institutions.
Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer
A graduate student in crop and sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.
Peruvian INIA researchers receive training at NC State
Global Academy and CREdO hosted five INIA researchers at NC State University from Jan 26- Feb 9. They learned about subjects ranging from potato breeding to climate change and proposal writing. Although the two weeks flew by, we know this is just the beginning of a long-lasting relationship between our institutions.
International Seminar: Benefits from Experiencing our Complicated World
Dr. Bob Patterson took us on a journey through the moments and people that shaped his career and international work stemming from his early days as a researcher to his current involvement overseas. We were guided through a lifetime of experiences emphasizing the importance of inclusion, equality, trust, and creating opportunities for all.
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.
Peru Partnership Focuses on Aquaculture, Fisheries
Through a new model of international cooperation called CREdO (Connecting Research, Education, and Outreach) CALS will partner with the Peruvian government to design and develop their educational, research and extension systems.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: From a Short-Term Training Program to Long-Term Collaborations
A lasting international collaboration started when Bosnian Fellows visited NC State as part of a USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Cochran Fellowship in October 2017.
MaRCCI/Makerere University, Uganda Strengthens Collaboration with CALS
CALS student group, SAIGE, and CALS faculty met with researchers from MaRCCI to develop research and teaching collaborations.
Edo Chalutz, Executive Director of US – Israel Binational Agriculture Research and Development (BARD), Visits NC State
NC State received a visit from Edo Chalutz, the executive director of the US - Israel Binational Agriculture Research and Development (BARD) fund, in February 2016.
Dr. Godfrey Asea of Uganda Visits NC State
Dr. Godfrey Asea, director, National Crops Resources Research Institute in Namulonge, Uganda, visited NC State in March to discuss potential long-term collaborations between the university and the institute.