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MAY 1, 2018, 3:00-5:00 PM, HJ Patterson Hall, Global Crossroads

Attend the workshop for faculty, staff and advanced doctoral students interested in applying for grants though one of the various Fulbright Scholar programs.  Please contact Joseph B. Scholten or call 301-405-1559 to RSVP, or for more information on other Fulbright resources.

May 08, 2018
9:00 am -5:00 pm EDT

Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BiFAD): Building an Evidence Base on Rural Youth Employment and Livelihoods.  Develop a shared understanding of rural labor markets and youth-specific constraints, discuss the evidence base on programs that aim to improve rural youth employment and livelihoods, outline cross-sectoral opportunities to support and empower youth to take advantage of agricultural system market opportunities, and identify knowledge gaps on which U.S. university research partners can generate evidence to address.   Register to attend or livestream


May 21-22, 2018 New York, NY
3rd Global Food Security, Food Safety & Sustainability Conference
Theme: Secure Today, Feed Tomorrow

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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