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Global Gallery gives snapshot of faculty, graduate research in world agriculture
March 21, 2018
Faculty and graduate students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences illustrated how their research touches every corner of the world during the inaugural Global Gallery, a symposium hosted by the International Agriculture and Development dual-title graduate program (INTAD) and its student association.
Gabriela Hernandez presents nutritional and food security related information at the WAgN: Honduras Farmer Field School
Promoting Gender Equity through Farmer Field Schools
March 8, 2018
The USAID funded Women in Agriculture Network (WAgN): Honduras project is currently working with an indigenous women's non-government organization in western Honduras to promote gender equity. Implemented by Zamorano University (Honduras) and a team of Penn State faculty, the gender-integrated Farmer Field School provides a blend of horticulture technical skills and gender focused awareness.
Wood fuels key to easing food insecurity situation in sub-Saharan Africa
March 2, 2018
Access to wood fuels for cooking must be considered when formulating policy to deal with food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa, according to researchers who advocate expanding the effort to improve wood-fuel systems and make them more sustainable.