Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development

Our vision is to support and enhance Cornell's aspirations to be a global land grant university that improves the lives of the poor through the development of sustainable food systems...

Cornell students travel to Kenya, help agricultural businesses (Photo provided by Ed Mabaya)
Cornell students travel to Kenya, help agricultural businesses (Photo provided by Ed Mabaya)


The International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development is actively working on a USAID-funded agroforestry project to develop wood lots and fruit crops in Afghanistan. Cornell is working in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Afghanistan, a New York-based NGO. One project, Private and Community Forestry for Natural Resource Management: Sustainable Strategies for Village- and Farmer-Based Forestry Initiatives, hopes to increase private tree cultivation and profitability.

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