Blog: Africa Biotech Conference

One of our 9th class Leland Fellows, April Dodd, updated the Emerging Ag. Inc. website with a summery of the the seven farmers and SME representatives who attended the FAO Regional Meeting on Agricultural Bio-technologies in Sustainable Food Systems and … Read more

Robert Oliver

1st Class, 2001-2003 Field Placement: World Food Program, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Robert visited schools all over Ethiopia helping to implement the WFP Global School Feeding Program and monitoring and evaluating the impact of the program on the lives of children, … Read more

Bapu Vaitla

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field Placement: Action Contre la Faim, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Bapu Vaitla worked as a food security researcher in highland Ethiopia. His work focused on examining the causes of chronic hunger in various livelihood zones throughout the country, … Read more

Yodit Beyene

3rd Class, 2005-2007 Field and Policy Placement: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Yodit Beyene returned to her home country for the two-year policy and field placement to work as the Communications Specialist for the Ethiopia Strategy … Read more

Susan Ilyin

5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Land O’Lakes, Ethiopia Susan Ilyin worked with Land O’Lakes’ (LOL) Ethiopian Dairy Development Project (EDDP) to create and strengthen livelihood support for people living with HIV/AIDS along the dairy value chain. Susan provided technical assistance to … Read more