The Ohio State University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay will host the Waste Management Innovation Conference in Mumbai on April 17-18, 2017 at the Oberoi Hotel. This unique conference, “Toward a Green and Circular Economy,” will bring together industry experts from the United States and India, as well as government officials and academic thought leaders, to identify innovative waste reduction technologies and practices that will enable the Indian economy to achieve sustainable economic growth.
The U.S. Consulate in Mumbai, sponsor of the conference, has established a seed capital fund to invest in promising new initiatives, such as innovative waste reduction or avoidance technologies and practices. Proposals for funding will be solicited based on the results of the conference.
A group of 16 Alpha Zeta Partners tour Southeast Brazil every spring semester to develop leadership skills and learn about agricultural growth and sustainability in one of the world’s leading agriculture powerhouses.
Alpha Zeta is a professional fraternity for men and women with an interest in the field of agriculture and its advancement, and each year students selected into the Alpha Zeta Partners Honorary participate in this education abroad program and spend six weeks in Brazil. These College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students study historical, cultural, environmental, social, institutional, organizational and individual leadership perspectives of a foreign society.