University Partners

The Michigan State University Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research is a five-year research capacity building development program that focuses on grain legumes in West and Southern Africa. the Legume Systems Innovation Lab will focus on opportunities that address nutrition, the unique needs of women and youth, ensure greater resilience of people and systems under stress and shocks, and contribute to the development of human and institutional capacity for a resilient agricultural innovation system.

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), is a public university in Morogoro, Tanzania. SUA is best known for offering courses and programmes widely in a field of Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Forestry, Animal Science, Wildlife Management, Tourism Management, Environmental Science,Food Science, Natural Resources,Nutrition,Rural Development, since its establishment in 1984.

The University of Dodoma (UDOM), is a public university in Dodoma, Tanzania. Since its founding in 2007, the goal of UDOM is to increase the contribution of higher education in Tanzania’s attainment of economic growth, reduction of poverty, and improved social wellbeing of Tanzanians through increased access to higher education, technological innovation, and generation and application of knowledge.

The University of Georgia Peanut Innovation Lab is part of U.S. government’s strategy to fight hunger and poverty around the world. Through the Peanut Innovation Lab and approximately two dozen other Innovation Labs, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) utilizes the expertize of top U.S. universities to solve food production, storage, processing and marketing challenges that prevent partner countries from producing enough food.

The University of Thies (UoT), Senegal, founded in 2007, specializes in providing high quality education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with an additional focus on the economic, social, and cultural development of Senegal and the world. UoT works to solve national, regional, and international problems through the integration of multidisciplinary and multi-institutional teams. The values that underpin the university’s vision are humility, excellence and professionalism; equity and social justice; ethics and transparency; and good citizenship and leadership.