Faculty attend events in Cambodia

Dr. Kenrett Jefferson-Moore

Dr. Kenrett Jefferson-Moore and Dr. Paula Faulkner attended two related events in January in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia: the annual meeting of the Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab and the First International Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition Conference.

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Paula Faulkner

At the latter, the faculty members in the Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education presented a poster, “Integrating Gender-Sensitive Participation in Sustainable Intensification and Nutrition Research.” The poster described preliminary findings from their work on a multi-institutional research effort, with the Appropriate Scale Mechanization Consortium (ASMC). The consortium includes the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (lead institution), Kansas State University, Michigan State University and North Carolina A&T State University.

Jefferson-Moore also moderated a conference session on nutrition and gender.