Fellows Needed for Catholic Relief Services IAEFP Fellowship

The International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program (IAEFP) is a USDA funded program that provides opportunities for nine fellows to assist and support schools in Uganda to establish school-based agricultural education and youth extension programs. Participating schools receive classroom instruction, field demonstrations, entrepreneurship projects, and leadership development expertise provided by the fellows. IAEFP CRS (Catholic Relief […]

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The Global Youth are the Future of Agriculture

From its origins as corn clubs in the United States to chapters in Sub-Saharan Africa, 4-H’s involvement stretches across the world. My involvement in agriculture started by raising market hogs through 4-H for the county fair. I developed an appreciation for livestock nutrition whereby I tried to improve my pigs’ diet to optimize their appearance […]

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AgriCorps Founder Represents SBAE in TED Talk on the Power of Youth

Cleveland, Ohio – Trent McKnight, founder of AgriCorps and The Movement for School-Based Agriculture Education, recently spoke at the TEDx event at Case Western Reserve University.  Using behavioral economics, Trent shares how to harness the unique reference point of youth in order to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Weaving a story of […]

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Join Our Team! AgriCorps Seeks Chief of Party in Liberia

AgriCorps Chief of Party in Liberia AgriCorps is seeking an organized and experienced program manager to serve as the organization’s Chief of Party in Liberia. This individual will represent AgriCorps in Liberia and manage partnerships on a three-year randomized controlled trial (RCT) to measure the efficacy of school-based agricultural education (SBAE) on youth development and […]

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Former AgriCorps Fellow Makes AgGrad’s 30 Under 30 List

Anna Glenn, a Class 3 Fellow, was recently included in AgGrad’s 30 under 30 list for her impactful efforts in international agriculture. After being stationed in Liberia for her yearlong Fellowship, Anna and her husband Nathan (also an AgriCorps Fellow) remained in-country with Hope in the Harvest. Since then, Anna has been the acting head […]

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Announcing New Chief of Party in Liberia

AgriCorps is pleased to announce Travis Sheets as our new Chief of Party in Liberia. Travis will be stationed in Monrovia, Liberia, working with 4-H Liberia to expand School-Based Agriculture Education to junior high youth across the country. Sheets will build upon his exemplary track record of leadership in agricultural education in Liberia. Having previously […]

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Job Posting: Chief of Party in Liberia

AgriCorps is seeking an organized and experienced program manager to serve as the organization’s Chief of Party in Liberia. This individual will represent AgriCorps in Liberia and manage partnerships on a three-year randomized controlled trial (RCT) to measure the efficacy of school-based agricultural education (SBAE) on youth development and rural livelihoods. The Chief of Party […]

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Lyndee Lum: Where Are They Now?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Lyndee Lum Placement: Akro Secondary Technical School, Odumase (Krobo), Eastern Region, Ghana Class: 2 (2015-2016) What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. I am currently an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at Berthoud High School in Colorado. I teach around 75 students in classes that span 9th through 12th […]

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CARRIE STEPHENS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Returned AgriCorps Fellow: Carrie Stephens Class: 4 (2017-2018) Placement: Akwane Dobro Presbyterian JHS, Eastern Region, Ghana What are you up to now? Tell us about your day-to-day duties. I live in Arizona where I work as a Companion Animal Sales Representative. Each day looks different, but most days I spend visiting veterinary clinics discussing various disease […]

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

Building Capacity For School-Based Agricultural Education In Developing Countries A Note From Our Founder 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, but especially for the poor in low and middle income countries. David Beasley, the Executive Director of the World Food Program, has warned that 2020 will face the worst humanitarian crisis […]

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