CIRED Spotlighted at 2019 GAP Report Launch
CIRED was pleased to join Virginia Tech President Tim Sands, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), and a host of global agricultural partners for the 2019 Global Agricultural Productivity (GAP) Report launch in Des Moines, Iowa.
From the Executive Director
2019 was a busy year for CIRED. We continued to work hard to seeks partnerships and external funding in support of Virginia Tech’s global land-grant mission.
Kevin Kochersberger: Helping Virginia Tech soar to new heights in Malawi
When you talk with Kevin Kochersberger, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Unmanned Systems Lab at Virginia Tech, it becomes clear that he enjoys flying – whether piloting a 40-foot long Cessna plane or operating a drone smaller than a toy car.
Virginia Tech researchers begin project to help improve Morocco’s hospitality and tourism management sector
With Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) funding, Virginia Tech will support the Government of Morocco in implementing a public-private partnership that helps improve hospitality and tourism...
New guide details pestmanagement practices for Longan
Dragons are known to have copious enemies who threaten their territory; longan, translated to mean “dragon eye,” is no different.
CIRED welcomes new Peace Corps Recruiter
CIRED is pleased to welcome Anne Patterson, the new Peace Corps Recruiter.
CIRED delivers training for high school teachers in Guatemala
Efforts to strengthen Guatemala’s agricultural education system continue through the Education for Agriculture, Forestry and Agroindustry project in Guatemala
IPM Innovation Lab team visits Tanzania and Ethiopia
At the end of September, the IPM Innovation Lab (IPM IL) team traveled to Tanzania and Ethiopia to attend the annual Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting and assess project progress in both countries.
Lead researcher on Honduran youth and migration study to speak at WGD Series
As part of its monthly discussion series, the Women and Gender in International Development (WGD) program welcomes Rebecca Williams...
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