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January 09, 2020

We at the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods are truly moved by the outpouring of suppor

December 13, 2019

Please join us in honoring Denise Bjelland's 47 years of service to Iowa State University!

November 26, 2019

Partnering with ISU ABE faculty and students, Moses Kalyango traveled 8,000 miles to explore solutions to a centuries-old problem: how can subsistence farmers get rid of maize weevils?

May 14, 2019

Kristi Goedken, senior in Agricultural and Life Sciences Education, participated in the Spring Break 2019 Service Learning Trip to Uganda and created a promotional video to build awareness about the program.

April 01, 2019

Students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ 2019 Uganda Service Learning Program are collecting books for activities to enhance the reading achievement of pupils in primary schools in the Kamuli District of Uganda.

March 28, 2019

Planting Soybeans - Brianna GorhamThe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

January 08, 2019

We would like to thank everyone who made a financial contribution to the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Livestock Integration FUNDISU Campaign. You helped to exceed our goal by raising a total of $20,595 before the $10,000 match, bringing the final amount raised to $30,595 from 80 generous donors!

November 20, 2018

The ISU Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods invites you to share in supporting the expansion of livestock production, improved animal health and increased animal-source foods in Kamuli District, Uganda.

November 13, 2018

The ISU Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods invites you to share in changing the lives of men and women farmers, youth entrepreneurs and children in rural Uganda by supporting the expansion of livestock production, improved animal health and increased animal-source foods.  This expansion will be managed through the Iowa State University-Uganda Program in Kamuli District, Uganda. Click here to learn more about the campaign or to make a financial contribution.

October 23, 2018

The World Food Prize presented the inaugural “Inspiring the Next Generation” award to Iowa State University Associate Dean and CSRL Associate Director David Acker...

October 22, 2018

President Wintersteen was featured on the Borlaug Blog last week. She shared her vision for the future with the World Food Prize: "In the year 2050, a gathering will take place at the Mpirigiti Rural Training Centre in the Kamuli District of Uganda.

September 20, 2018

Three Iowa State University graduate students were recently awarded the Worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge.

July 19, 2018

A new rural training center dedicated July 11 in the East African country of Uganda will help the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods expand food and agricultural programs that serve local families. It also will provide more service-learning opportunities for ISU and African students.

June 12, 2018

For three Iowa State University graduate students, winning the worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge was more than an honor – it meant they could help reduce food waste in their homeland.

April 04, 2018

We could like to thank everyone that made a financial contribution to the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Nutrition Education Center Campaign.

March 30, 2018

Betty Kagoya’s youngest daughter was so small at birth that Kagoya named her Miracle. But in the Kamuli District, where poverty is pervasive and families have little access to proper nutrition, Miracle’s long-term prospects were uncertain.

March 17, 2017

Iowa State program is improving the lives of rural Ugandans, one person at a time

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