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Research Project Overview

OIRED has several ongoing projects in countries around the world. The office serves as the management entity for two multi-million dollar global projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development.

  • The Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM Innovation Lab) develops and implements approaches to pest management that help raise the standard of living and improve the environment in seventeen developing countries.
  • The Innovation for Agricultural Training and Education (InnovATE) Program achieve sustainable food security, reduce poverty, promote rural innovation and stimulate employment by building human and institutional capacity. The program focuses on all aspects of agricultural training and education including: youth, gender, and workforce development, at the primary, vocational/technical, university and post-graduate levels.

The office also has the following country-specific projects: