Project looks to horticulture value chain to improve outlook for Honduran women
February 25, 2015
$1.4 million grant to perform a gender-based analysis of the Honduran horticultural value chain
Student Stories: Students travel to Cambodia, Thailand to assist small farmers
February 16, 2015
A group of 12 Penn State students traveled to Thailand and Cambodia last winter to witness recent agricultural developments that could play a role in alleviating poverty and ending world hunger
Through an embedded trip in a combined Horticulture and International Agriculture course in the College of Agricultural Sciences, students focused specifically on how operators of small farms in those countries balance the needs of producing food with the needs of their diverse environments.
Student Stories: Environmental major focuses on renewable energy in Costa Rica
February 9, 2015
In recent years, searching for renewable energy resources has become something of a treasure hunt. A group of Penn State students spent their spring break in Costa Rica learning about one of those “treasures” -- cow manure.