Agrilinks‘ interviews with representatives from the Collaborative Research Support Programs are now available. During the interviews the CRSP representatives discussed their programs’ objectives and how the programs contribute to Feed the Future: The U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative. Dr. Andrew Mude of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) was also interviewed by Agrilinks about the index-based livestock insurance (IBLI) project done in collaboration with the BASIS AMA CRSP. Interviews took place in October 2012 during the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa.
Click on the videos below to view Agrilinks’ interviews with the Dry Grain Pulses CRSP, Horticulture CRSP, Integrated Pest Management CRSP, the CRSP Digest project, and Dr. Mude.
Dry Grain Pulses (Pulse) CRSP :
Pulse CRSP Director Dr. Irvin Widders and Deputy Director Dr.Cynthia Donovan discuss the goals of the Pulse program and their leadership in dry grain initiatives around the world.
Horticulture CRSP :
Dr. Elizabeth Mitcham, director of the Horticulture CRSP, speaks about the program’s main objectives and how the program aligns with Feed the Future’s strategic goals.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) CRSP :
Dr. Amer Fayad, assistant program director for the IPM CRSP, discusses how the program is addressing food insecurity issues around the world.
CRSP Digest :
Dr. Deborah Rubin and Caitlin Nordehn discuss the goals of the CRSP Digest project, a joint knowledge management project that compiles, synthesizes, and disseminates various types of data about CRSP activities and achievements to key stakeholders.
Dr. Andrew Mude :
Dr. Andrew Mude of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) discusses the index-based livestock insurance (IBLI) project done in collaboration with the BASIS AMA CRSP.