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Namibia Experiences-Rachel

After completing the post-Conference tour through the northern region of Namibia, I can say that the country is much of what I expected it to be. Over the course of the week we came across a variety of animals, including … Continue reading

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Roundtables-Ryan

Howdy Readers, I am currently wading among travelers at the food court in the Johannesburg airport, awaiting my flight which departs eight hours from now, smelling an eclectic mix of Seafood Bar/Breakfast Waffle/Subway smells, and listening to Lionel Ritchie serenade … Continue reading

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Plenary Session Recap-Rachel

In the second World Conference plenary session, Dr. David Lawver facilitated a Q&A between qualified stakeholders, Martin Eweg, Dr. Jeff Mutimba, and Dr. Kristin Davis, as well as the members who attended. ┬áBefore questions were asked, it was suggested that … Continue reading

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Research Sessions: Gwen

Research session I: Extension Reform and strategies Three research topics were discussed during this session. Tools for sustainable food security and development which involved PRA-RRA, Swim lane Diagrams and value chains was one of the topics. The session examined three … Continue reading

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Research Sessions-Rachel

During the first research session, I attended two meetings with a focus on Community Development. The first of which involved a presentation that reviewed what factors are taken into account when measuring the sustainability of development projects put into practice … Continue reading

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Culture Perspective-Gwen

Agricultural Practices in Namibia are distinct from those in America. Namibia can be described as an Agrarian Nation because a greater percentage of the farmers practice subsistence farming with less than three hectares of farm land. A few farmers own … Continue reading

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Meet Our Student Bloggers-Gwen

Howdy! I am Gwendoline Nyambi, a Fulbright Scholar from Cameroon (fondly called Miniature Africa). I leave that to you to find out why Cameroon is described as such. I am a current PhD student in the department of Agricultural Leadership, … Continue reading

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