Category: ABE Global

Protecting the harvest and improving food security in Tanzania

Rashid, who is a PhD candidate in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, is one of the six graduate students that ISU has welcomed as part of the project. Rashid is from the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar and says that in his home country “we live like a community…one big family.” Moving across the world can feel … Continue reading Protecting the harvest and improving food security in Tanzania

Bernard Darfour: Increasing food security in Ghana through improving post-harvest storage

Before Bernard Darfour came to Iowa State University (ISU) for his PhD in Industrial and Agricultural Technology, he was working toward a Master’s degree in Radiation Processing at the University of Ghana and researching gamma rays. Gamma rays are produced by the most energy-intensive phenomena in our universe like supernova explosions and black holes. Gamma … Continue reading Bernard Darfour: Increasing food security in Ghana through improving post-harvest storage