Department of Natural Sciences

International Agricultural Research in Kenya, Africa

 USDA: International Agricultural Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates in Egerton University Kenya Africa

Anne Osano, PhD; PI, Associate Professor of Biology, Natural Sciences Department, Bowie State University

At the International site in Kenya, Africa, the REEU students conduct fundamental research and Extension work aimed at solving the challenges of sustainable food production, food security, and environmental challenges caused by climate change and increase in world population. They are mentored by eminently qualified faculty for the proposed research projects as evidenced by excellent publication records and on-going robustly funded research programs within their individual laboratories. The impact of the program as the students engage with people of different cultures is development of globally engaged undergraduate students with knowledge and skills to conduct scientific research in international settings towards resolving global hunger.