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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

Distance Learning Empowers Women in Rural Nepal to Treat Livestock as a Business

December 19, 2022

Ms. Kusumaya K.C. is part of a vital labor force in Nepal that brings animal health services to remote areas of the country. Before getting to work, however, she had to overcome obstacles to education that often limit rural women from realizing ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Disease, Distance Education, Goat, International Development, Nepal

Zoom-tastic Innovation Platforms Prove Popular and Efficient

December 8, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many in-person events into virtual formats, including the five 2021 Innovation Platform (IP) meetings for our five current target countries. Would these events be successful, given the potential for technical challenges, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Communicating, Innovation Platform, International Development, Meeting, Virtual, Zoom

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