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Faculty Feature: Dr. Juan Andrade Laborde, Global Nutrition

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October 19, 2020

Please give a warm welcome to Dr. Juan Andrade Laborde, Associate Professor of Global Nutrition in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF and an exciting addition to our Discover FSHN Series. He joined the department in August ... READ MORE

Tags: Discover Fshn, Discover Fshn Series, Dr. Juan Andrade, Faculty Profile, Faculty-research, Global Nutrition, Nutritional-sciences-faculty-feature, Research, Soybean Innovation Lab, Usaid, What Does A Global Nutrition Scientist Do, What Does A Global Nutritionist Do

UF researchers to lead project on deforestation and expanding cities in Ghana

September 27, 2019

Deforestation has significantly impacted West Africa for several decades and Ghana is still experiencing pressures from an increasing population in urban areas. The challenge of identifying land cover change drivers due to the complex interactions ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Deforestation, Ghana, Land Use, NASA, Research, SERVIR, UFABE, Urbanization, Usaid

Haitian master’s students in spotlight at agricultural research forum

August 8, 2019

The Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole, (AREA project, or Support to Agricultural Research and Development) is hosting a research forum on Friday, Aug. 9 to highlight the accomplishments of 25 Haitian ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area, Feed The Future Haiti, Tropical Research And Education Center, Usaid
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Haiti agricultural officials tour Florida

April 13, 2018

  Research officials from Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture and an R&D center crisscrossed the Sunshine State recently to soak up knowledge about the University of Florida’s agricultural research and education centers, Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Lemane Delva, Reginald Toussaint, Rose Koenig, Usaid

University of Florida receives part of $7 million grant to empower women farmers in Africa

November 20, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When Kathleen Colverson works in places like Mozambique, Tanzania and Ethiopia, she watches as women farmers rise before dawn to gather firewood and water to make breakfast for their families. They send the older children ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Africa, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida, Usaid

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