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A smallholder farmer harvests Acacia pennata (Cha-om) shoots from her "living fence" in Cambodia.
Agricultural diversification: Empowering women in Cambodia with 'wild gardens'
June 9, 2018
In a perfect world, everyone would have access to nutritious, affordable food. However, as Rick Bates knows, there is no such thing as utopia when it comes to food security, as millions of people around the world have limited food resources.
Agricultural diversification: Empowering women in Cambodia with 'wild gardens'
June 5, 2018
In a perfect world, everyone would have access to nutritious, affordable food. However, as Rick Bates knows, there is no such thing as utopia when it comes to food security, as millions of people around the world have limited food resources. One of those places is Cambodia in Southeast Asia, one of the world's poorest countries, where the rural poverty rate is 24 percent, and 40 percent of children younger than 5 are chronically malnourished, making them vulnerable to significant health problems.
Four honored for commitment to diversity in College of Agricultural Sciences
May 25, 2018
Four individuals have received the 2018 Dr. William Henson Diversity Achievement Award from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, an honor that recognizes distinctive and outstanding teaching, research, extension or creative work that advances diversity in the college.