UF/IFAS Global's Mission

UF/IFAS Global Spotlight

UF/IFAS Global Student Spotlight
Emmanuel Domonko. With an estimated 670,000 children under five years of age dying annually, approximately 250,000-500,000 children in developing contries becoming blind each year due to vitamin A deficiency (VAD), and the highest prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in southeast Asia and Africa, Emmanuel Domonko is gathering data about consumer preference and willingness to pay for biofortified rice that could save lives.

UF/IFAS Global Impact
Since the start of iAGRI, UF/IFAS has trained 14 Tanzanian students (10 MS candidates, 4 PhD candidates). As of December 2016, all of the students have completed their degree programs and returned to positions in Tanzania.

IFAS Global-impact-spotlight

UF/IFAS Global Reach Map