World Agroforestry head to speak Thursday (2/10) at OSU

February 9, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dennis Garrity, director general of the Nairobi, Kenya-based World Agroforestry Centre, will present “Creating an Evergreen Agriculture in the Tropics” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday (2/10) at Ohio State University. It’s part of the “Agriculture, Water Quality and Nutrient Management” winter seminar series of the university’s School of Environment and Natural Resources.

The center, its website says, is “dedicated to generating and applying the best available knowledge to stimulate agricultural growth, raise farmers’ incomes and protect the environment.” It has regional offices in India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi and Mali. It’s a member of the global Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. Details are at http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/.

Attend in 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd., on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus or by video link in 123 Williams Hall at the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., in Wooster.

For more information, call 614-292-2265 or go to http://senr.osu.edu/.

SENR and OARDC are part of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Author(s): 
Kurt Knebusch
Source(s): 
School of Environment and Natural Resources