Cali, December 9-10, 2019

December 13, 2019

The Colombia LGU U.S. Scholar program provides one U.S. teacher or researcher currently affiliated with Universities that are part of the LGU Consortium, the opportunity to participate in research and teaching exchanges in Colombia for an academic semester (from four to six months).

Fulbright "Cocoa for Peace" workshop in Montería

September 3, 2019

Academic workshop was organized in Montería, the capital of department Cordoba, financed by the United States Embassy and Fulbright. The event brought together more than 190 international and national speakers and participants around the theme of cacao cultivation and graduate education.

The Land Grant Universities - Colombia Consortium and Universidad ICESI are pleased to announce the organization of a Researcher Meetup

May 22, 2019

The event is sponsored by the US Embassy in Colombia and aims to foster collaborations between Colombia and US researchers in support of rural development and prosperity in the Santiago de Cali region and across Colombia.

Penn State Fine Flavor Cacao Visiting Scientist Program 2019-2020

February 28, 2019

With support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Foreign Agricultural Service, the Cacao and Chocolate Research Network (CCRN) at The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Visiting Scientist Program. The program will support visiting scientists to work with Penn State faculty and international collaborators to advance research that is critical to the development of the fine flavor cacao/chocolate industry in Latin America and the Caribbean. These visiting scientists will spend six months at Penn State. Currently, the program is only accepting applications for economics research of the fine flavor cacao market. Exchanges will take place within the September 2019 to May 2020 timeframe, with exact dates to be determined jointly by the visiting scientist and his/her Penn State faculty mentor.

LGU Consortium awards through the 100.000 Strong initiative

February 1, 2019

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is the dynamic public-private sector partnership between the U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. This Fund stimulates institutional partnerships and innovation and provides funding on a competitive basis to create new academic training programs.

Mission’s Public Affairs Small grant program

February 1, 2019

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission in Bogota Colombia is pleased to announce funding availability through the Mission’s Public Affairs Small grant program. This grants program supports projects proposed by Colombian non-governmental organizations (NGOs), individuals, and cultural/educational organizations that aim to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Colombia.

Tadeístas viajan a Universidad Estatal de Pensilvania como parte del programa 100.000 Strong in the Americas

January 25, 2019

Mejorar la calidad de vida de la comunidad y fortalecer la conservación de las áreas de páramo del Parque Nacional Chingaza, son las principales motivaciones que tiene David Castro, estudiante de último semestre del programa de Biología Ambiental de Utadeo y del Semillero de Ecosistemas de Alta Montaña, en relación con el viaje que emprenderá, a partir de mañana a las dos de la mañana y hasta el próximo lunes 28 de enero, como parte del programa 100.000 Strong in the Americas.

Land Grant Universities Tour Colombia

December 26, 2017

Eight member universities of the Land Grant University Colombia Consortium visited Colombia from November 27 to December 1, 2017

NTN24 Interview with LGU's

December 1, 2017

Cacao Pioneers at Penn State

October 19, 2017

Four Fulbright Scholars are at Penn State to do research that will help boost Colombia's cacao production.

Conferencia del Desarrollo Latino Americano en la Unal Medellin

August 9, 2017

Economic development conference.

Cacao For Peace Symposium

June 1, 2017

2017 international symposium to promote research for Cacao in Colombia.

Protecting Colombia's Birds, Coffee Farmers

April 5, 2017

Education Field Work in Magdalena Medio

January 4, 2017

Students and researchers work with local farmers.

Las LGU Visita Programa Utopia

January 4, 2016

LGC Consortium visits the Utopia Program