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"Improved seeds for vegetable production and income in Nepal," by Avery Julian Baker Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 15:22
"Air quality monitoring needed throughout Yuma area" by Natalia Cachora, MDP student Monday, February 10, 2020 - 14:10 The Southern Colorado River connects the Fort Yuma Quechan Indian Reservation, Winterhaven, California, and Yuma, Arizona. Throughout most of the year, this is a wonderful place to visit. The water... Read More
Q&A with Robert Hartwell, MDP Student and Peace Corps Coverdell Fellow Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 15:37 Robert Hartwell is a Coverdell Fellow in the UArizona Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) Program. Bobby served in the Peace Corps in Cameroon in West Africa from 2015 to 2017, and is currently... Read More
Q&A with Jake Meyers, MDP Student and Peace Corps Coverdell Fellow Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 14:09 Jake Meyers is a Coverdell Fellow in the UArizona Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) Program. Jake served in the Peace Corps in Benin in West Africa from 2015 to 2017. The Coverdell Fellowship... Read More
SDG-related research by MDP students presented at UA Environment Showcase Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 13:33     At the 2019 UA Environment Showcase, a slideset was displayed highlighting environmental and climate research by MDP students related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  (See link... Read More
"Cruel and Unusual: Incarcerated in the Haitian National Penitentiary" by Deborah Dimmett Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:51 MDP graduate Deborah Dimmett conducted interviews and site visits in Haiti to determine the circumstances under which people accused of crimes were being held in pre-trial detention under terrible... Read More
"Climate Change Resilience among the Maasai of Narok, Kenya," by Kelli M Williams Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 17:35 MDP graduate Kelli Williams, working among the Maasai peoples of Kenya, conducted her master's research project on how they perceived changes to the climate and sought to adapt to new challenges... Read More
"The Role of Housing Partnerships in Refugee Resettlement," by Michelle Schatz Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 17:25 MDP graduate Michelle Schatz, working with the International Rescue Committee in Arizona, conducted her master's research project on how housing partnerships can facilitate trust within communities... Read More
"Small-scale Aquaculture in Sierra Leone,West Africa," by Joseph Stewart Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 17:20 MDP graduate Joseph Stewart conducted his master's research project in in rural Sierra Leone, West Africa. Working with the NGO WorldFish, Joe studied the promotion small-scale aquaculture as a... Read More
"The Missing Piece of World Food Program’s Strategic Plan: Cambodia as Illustration of WFP’s Need to Lead and Collaborate in Addressing the World Obesity Epidemic," by Amanda Hixson Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 17:12 MDP graduate Amanda Hixson conducted her master's research project in Cambodia, working with our partner organization TANGO International. Her focus was on the role of the UN World Food Program on... Read More

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