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Asian, American scientists work together for safer food supply

Mini Summit

A group of scientists from China, Taiwan and Japan traveled to south Georgia this week to share their work with University of Georgia researchers during the Seventh Annual Mini Summit on Food, Policy and the Environment. Cultural differences and thousands of miles separate the group, but they are unified in their primary concern — the safety of the world’s food supply.

The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Office of Global Programs hosted the 15 scientists for the summit, a partnership between UGA, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences (SAAS), Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU) and National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU). Each year, one of these institutions hosts the summit.

“We brought the group to Tifton because it’s a very important part of the state of Georgia where agriculture is concerned,” said CAES Dean and Director Scott Angle. “California is running out of water and that’s where most of (America’s) fruits, vegetables and wine grapes are grown. A lot of the agriculture from that part of the country is moving to this part of Georgia.”
Published October 16, 2014


Chinese Summit

International scientists to share research at October in Tifton
The CAES Office of Global Programs will host more than 25 scientists from China, Taiwan and Japan.
Published October 01, 2014


Mercy Butao, from Malawi, Africa, checks out peanuts during a stop on this year's Georgia Peanut Tour.

Georgia Peanut Tour a major attraction for international farmers
Peanut production in the United States approaches 5,000-7,000 per acre.
Published September 25, 2014


The Office of Global Programs participates in Rock Eagle meeting with PMIL

Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab Team Meeting at Rock Eagle
PMIL hosted over 35 national and international project partners for an intensive whirlwind of meetings and informational tours from Athens, to Eatonton, to Tifton, Georgia USA.
Published August 21, 2014


Ross partners on USAID and NSF research project
Dr. Ken Ross (Associate Professor, Entomology) is a partner on one of 39 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Science projects recently awarded.
Published August 20th, 2014


Photo: James (Jamie) Rhoads, Assistant Director Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab

New Assistant Director of PMIL
We are pleased to announce that James (Jamie) Rhoads has officially joined as the Assistant Director of the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab (PMIL).
Published July 21, 2014


Photo: Former President Clinton at Accesso Peanut Enterprise Corporation launch in Haiti

Clinton Foundation’s launch of Haiti peanut depot
The Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab participates in Accesso Peanut Enterprise Corporation Launch with former President Clinton.
Published July 3, 2014


Photo: Strategic Planning Group for the Office of Global Programs

Office of Global Programs Builds Strategic Vision
Retreat focuses on path towards CAES recognition for depth, diversity and quality of its international engagement.
Published June 26, 2014


Thailand Reserach Fund and UGA Representatives sign partnership agreement

Thailand Research Fund partners with UGA
The institutions signed a partnership for collaboration on international agriculture education and research.
Published May 28th, 2014


Photo Contest Winner

2014 Agriculture Abroad Photo Contest
The CAES Ag Abroad student photo contest winner was announced at International Agriculture Day reception.
Published April 16th, 2014


Amrit Bart Director of the Office of Global Programs

Amrit Bart Director of Office of Global Programs
CAES has new assistant dean for international affairs and director of the Office of Global Programs.
Published April 14, 2014


Dean Angle and Dr. Kanemasu at International Agriculture Day

International Agriculture Day Reception
Ed Kanemasu's legacy was celebrated by the CAES at the 2014 International Agriculture Day.
Published April 09, 2014


Photo: An agricultural delegation from the Republic of Mali

Malian agricultural delegation returns to the University of Georgia
An agricultural delegation from the Republic of Mali visited the University of Georgia and meet with faculty and administrators.
Published on January 30, 2014


SHOU Delegation Students

CAES Hosts SHOU Delegation
Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU) delegation visited the University of Georgia to participate in a summer intensive English program.
Published Summer 2013


CAES Team Visits UGA Costa Rica to Evaluate Sustainability
UGA Professors were asked to assess opportunities for developing programming in sustainable agriculture.
Published Summer 2013


Charnai Ross in China

International Agriculture Certificate Students Abroad
Students Keneisha Harrington, Alyson Wells, and Charnae Ross update us on pursuing their Certificates in International Agriculture.
Published Summer 2013


Victoria LeBeaux and Dr. Ed Kanemasu in 2006

International Agriculture Certificate Alumna Update
Victoria LeBeaux, who earned her Certificate in International Agriculture in May 2006, recently completed her PhD from Iowa State University.
Published Summer 2013


MS Candidate Thompson Conducts Program Evaluation in Haiti
Will Thompson, M.S. Candidate, Agricultural & Applied Economics, spent the summer in Haiti working on a program evaluation for Global Health Action.
Published Summer 2013


Fonsah Participates in Faculty Exchange Program in France
During June 2013, Ensendugue Greg Fonsah traveled to France to participate in an EU-US Atlantis Program faculty exchange to Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais.
Published Summer 2013


Diego Barcellos in Brazil among the trees

MS Candidate Barcellos Conducts Research in Brazil
Diego Barcellos conducted a field experiment in Porto Alegre, Brazil, using trees to remediate contaminated soil.
Published Summer 2013


Parrott Hosts Ecuadorian Students for Summer Internships
Army Polytechnic School (ESPE) Quito, Ecuador students Eve Quiroz and Jare Dominique, conducted summer internships at UGA.
Published Summer 2013


Douce Presents Seminars in France and Switzerland
Co-Director of UGA's Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health conducts visit focused on collaboration and information sharing.
Published Summer 2013


Walid Alali recipient of the 2013 Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award Alali Wins 2013 International Young Researcher Award
Congratulations to Walid Alali recipient of the 2013 Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award.
Published Summer 2013


Billy Carballo, a student from the University of Lleida in Spain

Kerr Hosts Intern from Lleida, Spain for Summer Research Internship
Billy Carballo, a University of Lleida student from Spain interned at UGA on the project: Development and Evaluation of Avocado Oil Processing.
Published Summer 2013


Graduation Day-Uganda

Agricultural Training Activities in Uganda
Sam Ingram and Bob Waldorf conduct a half-day conference to educate 12 farmers in Uganda about the basic principles of agriculture.
Published Summer 2013


4-H Youth Explore the Culture and Ecosystems of the Caribbean

4-H Youth Explore the Culture and Ecosystems of the Caribbean
UGA Faculty members and twelve 4-H youth visited Puerto Rico as part of the 4-H Global Citizenship and Environmental Experience.
Published Summer 2013

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