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Tackling the Question of Change at The Global Nutrition Symposium


March 11, 2024

Mental models, systems thinking, and change agents were some of the big ideas circulating during the Global Nutrition Symposium on Thursday, February 8, 2024. The question, “Change is Possible – But How?” was the theme of this year’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: Behavior Change, Food Safety, Human Health, International Development, Nutrition, Research

USAID with Feed the Future funding awards $4M to UF/IFAS to improve Haitian livestock production and research capacity


September 6, 2023

The University of Florida Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems within the Global Food Systems Institute will lead a five-year, $4 million project to improve the productivity and resilience of Haiti’s livestock sector, with ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: Capacity Building, Feed The Future Innovation Lab For Livestock Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Haiti, UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, USAID

Will Men in the Kitchen Improve Nutrition? Women in Rwanda Say Yes


June 7, 2023

Gender roles affect everyone, everywhere, but they are most pronounced in countries with highly traditional cultures. In many societies, men decide which foods to buy and how much, and this role makes them primary decision makers in relation ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Safety, Gender Roles, International Development, Livestock, Nutrition, Rwanda

Building Human Capacity for Livestock Disease Surveillance


December 21, 2022

Collaboration at the university level has been a key to the success of the Young Stock Mortality (YSM) project in Ethiopia (funded by USAID through the University of Florida). Researchers from the University of California, Davis, Ethiopia’s ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Disease, Ethiopia, International Development, Livestock, Student, Veterinarian

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