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Discussion at the second international agricultural conference in TanzaniaOhio State’s Office of International Programs in Agriculture in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences partnered with Tanzanian institutions to deliver the second international conference, “Climate Change and Multi-Dimensional Sustainability in African Agriculture” in Morogoro, Tanzania.

Through the partnership with Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, this three-day summit focused on climate change and sustainability.

It was conducted by the Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative, a Tanzanian Feed the Future Project, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development.

The second international agricultural conference, “Climate Change and Multi-Dimensional Sustainability in African Agriculture” in TanzaniaThe conference brought together more than 100 international scientists and agribusiness experts. These professionals discussed topics related to climate change that affect the sustainability of agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Such topics included soil fertility, value chains, conservation agriculture, water management, private sector and extension solutions for sustainability, and international, national and local policies for agricultural sustainability.

To learn more about this international initiative in agriculture, please visit the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences website.