Ghana

With a U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service grant, UK faculty are working to help Ghanaian women farmers develop opportunities to earn income and improve child nutrition. Researchers in CAFE will learn more about the best ways to help women sell their crops to schools, in order to provide new opportunities and income for female farmers, increase sustainable agricultural practices, and help provide children with much needed nutrition. For more information please visit these two news articles about the project and Education Abroad course. (Grant to Empower and/or Chocolate, Farming and Fabric), visit the Dietetics and Human Nutrition Education Abroad page, or contact Professor Janet T. Mullins (janet.mullins@uky.edu).  

 Morocco

University of Kentucky faculty (Yoko Kusunose and Karen Rignall) are working with a Moroccan civil society group to conduct a household survey on the impact of migration on household wealth, livelihood activities, and agriculture in a southeastern oasis valley. The project is supported by the National Science Foundation. For more information, please contact Karen Rignall (krign2@uky.edu)

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