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CAFNR International Programs


CAFNR International Programs
213D Mumford Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: 573-882-0092
Fax: 573-882-3958


MU Earth
CAFNR Students Report on Borlaug100

"Should African farmers be able to choose GM Crops?"
Video Interview with William Meyers, Ph.D.

UMAP Launch in Ghana
News Report by Adelaide Arthur

Agricultural Development in Ghana
CAFNR Team Travels to Ghana

An African Expansion
MU Assistance Program partners with Ghana & Kenya

BIFAD Meeting March 15, 2013
Agenda, Presentations and Video

Exchanging Ideas
MU hosted Five African Scholars


The University of Missouri Assistance Program (UMAP) was registered in Ghana recently as an International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), giving the University of Missouri (MU) a legal framework to provide training, research assistance and technical expertise to increase the nation's agricultural productivity. Read more

William Meyers, Ph.D., Director of CAFNR International Programs
Mr. Gabriel Owusu-Wiafe, Assistant Director, DAES, MOFA
Handy Williamson, Jr., Ph.D., Vice Provost for International Programs and Professional Development
Ms. Adelaide Arthur, Journalist Multi Media group Accra Ghana
Kwame Amezah, Ph.D., Director Directorate of Agriculture Extension Services (DAES), MOFA
Ms. Nana Koranteng, Program Manager and Board Member

Upcoming Events

July 5 to July 20: USDA Cochran Fellowship Program on Emerging Farm Biotechnology for 7 participants from South Africa led by Dr. Ken Schneeberger and Joe Horner.

July 5 to Sept. 20: USDA Borlaug Fellowship Program on Agricultural Policy for Bulgarian scholar, Emilia Sokolova. Dr. William Meyers is her program mentor.

Aug. 10 to Aug. 24: USDA Cochran Fellowship Program on Agricultural Policy for 6 participants from Albania. The program will be led by Dr. Jeanne Schwaller and Dr. William Meyers

September to November: USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program on Food Processing for Egyptian scholars Dr. Jehan Ouf and Dr. Marwaa Almoghzay. Dr. Azlin Mustapha will serve as the program mentor.

September: USDA Cochran Fellowship Program on Biofuels for 6 participants from Senegal and 1 from Cote D'Ivoire. The program will be led by Dr. Francisco Aguilar and Dr. Ken Schneeberger.