Student Resources


CAFNR offers two academic minors for students interested in international agriculture:

International Agriculture Minor — Explore agricultural development from a global perspective to understand how global markets, natural resources, food production and international trade and cooperation are impacted by societies, languages, cultures and governments.

Graduate Interdisciplinary Minor in International Development — This minor is open to all graduate students regardless of department and focuses on enhancing knowledge of the global south through interdisciplinary courses.

Study Abroad

The Director of CAFNR International Programs, Dr. William Meyers, leads study abroad programs each year:

Bologna, Parma, Florence and Rome, Italy – Food Security (Winter Intercession) — Study the consequences of global food insecurity in addition to remedies and actions to end hunger while learning from key experts in the field in scenic Italy.

For a complete list of available study abroad programs, please visit CAFNR Study Abroad.

Peace Corps

The University of Missouri offers a Peace Corps Prep program which aims to prepare students for a future Peace Corps assignment. Students will earn a minor in public service and a multicultural certificate as part of the program. Contact the Office of Service Learning for more information.


Are you a graduate student seeking an international dimension to your future career? Please check out the following international-focused fellowship:

Dorris D. and Christine M. Brown Fellowship

Student Organizations

Immerse yourself in student organizations with an international focus:

Mizzou International Association of Students in Agriculture and Related Sciences (IAAS)