Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

145 Gaining Access to Food Security in Developing Countries: A Systematic Approach to Modernizing Productivity Poster (includes student competition)

Poster Session
ASA Section: Global Agronomy
Securing the livelihood of farmers in emerging markets includes a multi-faceted approach. This session will highlight a wholistic perspective on why and how modernizing techniques, capacity building and partnerships are critical to food security. This session will highlight key initiatives focused on increasing productivity through knowledge transfer, research, outreach, and service provided by NGO’s, academia, government and industry. The desired outcome is to increase awareness and understanding of mechanisms that successfully provide access to modern high-quality inputs, new product concepts, mechanization, and the marketplace.

Gaining Access to Agronomic Inputs Community

ASA Section: Global Agronomy

Agronomy in Africa Community
Tropical Legumes Community

Monday, October 23, 2017: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Tampa Convention Center, East Exhibit Hall

Stella Salvo
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The Effect of Mung Bean on Improving Dietary Diversity of Women and Children in Senegal.
A. Ozzie Abaye, Virginia Tech; Taylor Vashro, Virginia Tech; Matthew Hulver, Virginia Tech; Vivica I Kraak,, Virginia Tech; Alisha Farris, Auburn Univeristy
Poster #1519
Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Expansion in Colombia.
John J. Ramirez-Avila, Mississippi State University; Edgar F Almansa-Manrique, Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Research; Laura E. Wilson, Mississippi State University; Sandra L. Ortega-Achury, Mississippi State University
Poster #1520
Resuscitating Rapid Rural Appraisal: A New Survey Methodology for Improving Food Security Outcomes in International Agricultural Development.
Emma Flemmig, Virginia Tech; Steven C. Hodges, Virginia Tech; A. Ozzie Abaye, Virginia Tech; Kurt Richter, Michigan State University; Wade E. Thomason, Virginia Tech
Poster Presentation
  • ASA_GlobalAgron-2017posterFlemmig.pdf (957.3 kB)