Recognizing International Rural Women's Day, Photo: C. Knight/Cornell

Photo: C.Knight/Cornell

IARD students in India, 2014

IARD students in India, 2014

IARD Student in India

Ronnie Coffman, right, Director of International Programs

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Upcoming Event - November 7

Student Expo, November 7

Each year, IP-CALS hosts a Student Expo to showcase the international research, internship, and exchange opportunities we have for students across our diverse programs. This year, we invite the broader CALS community to join us for an expanded Student Expo where students can learn about the great opportunities the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences has to offer!

On November 7, the Student Expo hosted by IP CALS will kick off with a poster session to be held in the lobby of Mann Library followed by a student panel and mixer. Poster session: From 12:30-4:30pm, Mann Library lobby will have space available for posters and other printed materials. Bring your standing posters, wall posters, brochures to the lobby of Mann Library anytime between 11:00am-12:00pm. You can hang out or leave.

Student panel: Nominate your students and program to be highlighted at the student expo panel. We’ll choose between 8-10 students who represent a variety of opportunities to talk about their international experiences.
Use our online sign up form to reserve a space by October 17th

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Photo Essay: Empowering rural women a key component of international agriculture and rural development

Photo Credit: Linda McCandless, International Programs, CALS
Oct 14, 2016
“Empowering rural women is a key component of international agricultural and rural development,” said William ‘Ronnie’ Coffman, director of International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (IP-CALS). “There is a growing recognition that successfully achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals — indeed, any meaningful change in the health and well-being of a country’s population — requires an understanding of the needs of rural women and how to ensure their participation.” Read more

SRI-Rice's Climate CoLab Entry Passes to Final - Vote for the Proposal on Unleashing the climate-smart potential of Africa’s forgotten rice

Jul 18, 2016
Climate CoLab, an idea innovation contest run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is intended to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people from all around the world to address global climate change. SRI-Rice’s proposal, “Unleashing the climate-smart potential of Africa’s forgotten rice,” has passed to the final round in two of this year’s categories. (See our Adaptation category proposal and Land Use category proposal.) There are two awards: 1) Popular Choice Awards are chosen by public voting and 2) Judges' Choice winners are selected by the Judges. Read more