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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

December 26, 2016

Clay has had many successes at Iowa State University. She was an active member of the University Honors program for four years, served as a teaching assistant, research assistant and actively tutored several students to success.

October 29, 2015

Des Moines Register reporter Timothy Meinch visited the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods’ ISU-Uganda Project in Kamuli, Uganda to report on efforts to save lives and help create a more sustainable future there. 

March 26, 2015

“Thank you to the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods for being the engine of the transformation story that has blossomed on the lips of hundreds and thousands of beneficiaries in Uganda,” wrote a student at Makerere University in Uganda. “I am grateful for being part of the service lea

February 10, 2015

Dean Wendy Wintersteen is leading a small task force to explore next steps toward agricultural research. On Feb.

January 27, 2015

A brand new publication about the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods is now available through Lynne Rienner Publishers. "Tapping Philanthropy for Development: Lessons Learned from a Public-Private Partnership in Rural Uganda" offers advice for managing multi-faceted,

January 13, 2015

Women whose leadership has made a difference at Iowa State University will be honored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics on the ninth annual Women Impacting ISU c

December 11, 2014

Two students from the College of Engineering visited the Kamuli District in Uganda. See their story....

October 28, 2014

October 28, 2014

When you tell Ugandans you work in the Kamuli District, one of the country's most rural and impoverished areas, they look at you wonderingly. Why would anyone go there? Can anything good come from Kamuli?

October 07, 2014

Iowa State University’s Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods continues to succeed in tackling global issues such as hunger and sustainability, directly reaching more than 1,000 households in Uganda and affecting almost 2,500 more families through outreach programs.

September 24, 2014

September 24, 2014

Iowa State University has been registered as a non-governmental organization (NGO) by Uganda to continue the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods' service learning programs, outreach, research and internship and collaborative efforts. 

September 12, 2014

The Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods is changing rural Ugandans’ quality of life — and teaching Iowa State students to be change agents in improving the global community.

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