Long Term Training

The Goal

The goal of iAGRI’s long-term training component is to boost the research, teaching, and outreach performance of SUA and the research performance of NARS. Degree training needs and priorities will be identified during the needs assessment. Training needs that address cross-cutting development themes will be identified and used to set training priorities..

Our Students

One of iAGRI’s main objective is to provide graduate training for 135 Tanzanian in the field of agriculture. When our students go for their graduate studies, they have to come back to Tanzania to conduct their research, so that in the end, their degree makes a significant contribution to addressing food security in Tanzania.

Mapping of iAGRI Students

iAGRI Students: Enrolment Summary

PLACEMENTCOHORT 1COHORT 2COHORT 3COHORT 4COHORT 5TOTAL
Florida37None4None14
IowaNone33NoneNone6
Ohio17210323
Michigan141118
Tuskegee1426None13
Virginia TechNone322None7
SUA grad.None10410428
SUA Undergrad.None3NoneNoneNone3
RUFORUMNone81010331
PAU IndiaNoneNone24None6
Grand Total649264711139

iAGRI Students by Gender

iAGRI has been able to achieve the desired goal of ensuring that at least 50% of the placements for the long-term degree program were women, which is found in the original cooperative agreement signed between OSU and USAID/Tanzania.  A total of 70 students are female, compared to 69 male, resulting into 51% of the placements being women, and 49% being men.

  • Female Students 51%
  • Male Students 49%

iAGRI Students: Summary Data by Gender and Cohort

DestinationCohort 1Cohort 2Cohort 3Cohort 4Cohort 5Total
TOTAL 33163411153215827069
FMFMFMFMFMFM
OSUC331117641310223536
RUFORUM --184691201615
SUA --491373401615
PAU -----23133