To address the issues of a highly variable water supply, Cornell University and Ethiopia's Bahir Dar University partnered to train a cadre of young professionals in integrated watershed management.
Partners are creating new degree programs in agro-ecology and crop production at Université Gaston Berger.
A partnership in Barbados is creating new business opportunities in Barbados and neighboring countries, with an emphasis on supporting entrepreneurship young adults.
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa and Southern Christian College are working to improve the livelihoods of rural, out-of-school youth in central Mindanao in the Philippines.
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HED Annual Report 2012
This year’s annual report highlights HED’s impressive portfolio of international partnerships and the program’s key roles in strengthening the capacity of higher education faculty, institutions, and communities. Between October 2011 and September 2012, HED managed 70 partnerships in 37 countries involving 83 host-country and 57 U.S. institutions. These partnerships bring forth innovative courses, new degree programs, advanced teaching methodology, improved access to education, and the engagement of thought leaders at local, regional and national levels.