Department of Natural Sciences

Food Security Research in Kenya, Africa

 NSF: Bowie State University Global Experience in Research For Undergraduates in Food Security at Egerton University Kenya, Africa. 

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

The Global Research Experience in Kenya, Africa focuses on the genetic, physiological, and ecological mechanisms that underlie crop responses in a changing environment with a goal towards food security. Students are mentored by world class research scientist and mentors who not only guide them in research but also train them in professional skills development, literature review, experimental techniques and design, data collection and analysis. The international research experience is being flanked by a rich cultural and social program which is expected to be transformative as it produces globally engaged citizens.