Marty Kress and Michael Seid Will Present at IFA Conference 2018

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GWI Executive Director, Marty Kress, to co-lead a new session on social franchising at the International Franchise Association’s Annual Convention, February 10-13. Marty’s presentation at the convention represents a unique opportunity for GWI to have its concept for Franchising Water Services reviewed by the world’s experts in franchising. The concept is based on an idea Marty had when assessing the …

FABE Capstone Students Investigate Soil Moisture Monitoring For Tanzanian Farmers

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GWI is working with Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) team to work on an exciting Soil Moisture capstone project under adviser, Dr. Margaret Kalcic and course adviser, Patrick Sours. The team’s goal is to help Tanzanian farmers determine when and how much to irrigate their fields to improve their crop yields. As a part of the capstone project, the …

FABE Capstone Students Develop Solutions for Post-Harvest Loss

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After last year’s successful collaboration, GWI is once again sponsoring a Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) team to work on a Post Harvest project under Technical Advisor, Dr. Ajay Shah, and Course Advisor,  Kristen Conroy. The group consists of these ambitious students Colin Sasthav (Biological Engineering) – Project Manager Brandon Lim (Biological Engineering) – VP of Communications Nathan Horstman …

Challenges and Opportunities Of Data In Africa: Spring 2018 Voices from the Field Speaker Series

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GWI is once again teaming up with the Center for African Studies and the Global One Health initiative to present Voices from the Field, a brown bag speaker series featuring multidisciplinary researchers from Ohio State who work in Africa. This semester’s theme, Challenges and Opportunities of Data in Africa, explores how research, teaching, and extension efforts can capture the potential …

Eight Great Speakers Round Out Autumn 2017 Speaker Series

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The fall Voices from the Field series, co-sponsored by the Global Water Institute, the Center for African Studies and the Global One Health Initiative, brought together eight speakers in multiple disciplines to give their perspectives on the Challenges and Opportunities of Data in Africa. Over 150 people attended the series throughout the semester, with additional attendees participating remotely through live …

Water Management Association of Ohio Networking Event

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Love learning? Curious about hot topics in today’s water issues? Want to discover jobs in water-related fields? On November 1, the Water Management Association of Ohio will host a career networking session where students will be able to meet working water professionals. Students may also stay to see winning posters in the categories of dam safety, floodplain management, lake management, stormwater, …

Marwa Village Community Health Consultation: June 2017

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The Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community (SRTC) program invites you to a brown bag lunch presentation entitled, “Marwa Village Community Health Consultation: June 2017.” In June 2017 the Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community program hosted their inaugural Intern program in Marwa village in the Same District of the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. SRTC intern Vikas Munjal, an Ohio State public health …

Strengthening Research Methodology And Data Analysis Capacity In Higher Education In Ethiopia: Challenges And Opportunities

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Voices from the Field Brown Bag Speaker Series Ann O’Connell, professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Ohio State, will share some experiences with capacity building for research in higher education in Ethiopia. She will approach this presentation as a methodologist and educational statistician and will provide some suggestions for how students and faculty can become engaged in international …

Brown Bag: Exploring The Role Of Women In Food Security

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Voices from the Field Brown Bag Speaker Series Women have been identified as key players in improving household food security. However, they face many challenges. There are many interventions that have targeted women to help them bring in addition income or to help with their agricultural production. Working in Cameroon and researching in Ethiopia have provided opportunities to see two …