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March 21-22, 2018: Global Food Security Symposium 2018
Washington, DC, hosted by Chicago Council on Global Affairs


By 2050, Africa’s population will double, with 1 billion projected to be under 18 years old, and many others regions are experiencing similar trends. How can we harness the potential of this promising demographic to secure economic growth and stability? Global leaders, innovators, disruptors, and trailblazers are shaping the future of food and agriculture. Attend this year’s symposium to learn why this transformative moment is a crucial to global food security and stability.  

Apr. 16-20, 2018:   34th Annual Conference, Assn for International Agricultural and Extension Education, in  Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

Oct. 17-19, 2018: Universitas21 Educational Innovation Conference, University of Hong Kong.  Details to be announced.

EMAIL BLASTS -- AGNR Takes Root Around the World

2017 Fall 

Mexico Undersectary Visits AGNR to Learn About Extension          

10th Mini Summit on Food Safety, Policy and Sustainability
Mini Summit Poster Competition
AGNR's Women in Agriculture Collaboration with Wolkite University
Kangwon National University

Sept 2017: AGNR Takes Root: Tanzania, Paraguay, China

Tanzania, Food Security and Technology
Paraguay-AGNR Agreement
Lori Lynch on Fulbright in Colombia
Visiting Scholars Dr. Filiz Gurel and Dr. Hsin-i Hsaio

June 2017: Uganda Irrigation and Agriculture Project

Ray Weil Research in China
Bob Hill soils research at NWAFU, China
NWAFU Delegation visits UMD
Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia


April 2017: Cousteau, BiFad International Opportunities


Feb. 2017: AGNR Study Abroad


February 2017       


September 2016   



UMD/AGNR signs agreement with Paraguay's Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, and Union de Gremios de la Produccion - UGP (July 2017)

IFPRI-University of Maryland collaboration builds long-term capacity for reducing hunger and malnutrition (May 2017)

Dr. Howard Leathers: The World Food Problem: Toward Understanding and Ending Undernutrition in the Developing World (April 2017)


Dr. Priscila Chaverri: Biologic Controls could Save Coffee...and jobs, and add to food security

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