Image Credit: Edwin Remsberg, University of Maryland
RISE (Real Impact on Society & Environment) is an international showcase of student achievement in sustainability and social innovation, designed to accelerate the scale and impact of student-led projects by connecting them with a network of experts in academia and industry that can pledge support.
Roots Africa, an organization founded at UMD in 2017 to teach and implement creative, sustainable agricultural solutions, created a video to pitch its project to potential international collaborators through the RISE Showcase. The group was started by Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (AREC) 2018 graduate, Cedric Nwafor.
Read more in Maryland Today.