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USAID launches $5 million agriculture higher education activity in Nepal (Photo Feature)

June 15, Kathmandu: USAID Agency Counselor Clinton White on Thursday unveiled a new Agriculture Higher Education initiative, worth up to $5 million.

The five-year project, awarded to Tuskegee University in collaboration with Sathguru, Inc., aims to enhance the capacity of Nepal’s Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) by bolstering research and teaching methodologies.

With AFU’s current student population exceeding 1,800, this partnership with Tuskegee University, known for its expertise in agriculture and higher education, seeks to cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit among AFU students and contribute to Nepal’s agricultural transformation.

The initiative will also foster new partnerships with local Nepali organizations to strengthen food security and economic development in the country.


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