Foxworth Serves USAID Farmer to Farmer Program in Nepal
The USAID Farmer to Farmer Program provides technical assistance from U.S. specialists to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in developing and transitional countries with the goal of promoting sustainable improvements in food security and agricultural processing, production and marketing.
Bill Foxworth, Research Scientist, International Goat Research Center (IGRC), traveled recently to Nepal with Winrock International conducting the program “Training of Trainers on Artificial Insemination (AI) for goats.” Representing research and outreach of the IGRC, he also conducted seminars on “Artificial Insemination Technology in Goats” at the Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (HICAST) affiliated with Purbanchal University and at the Animal Breeding Division of the National Animal Science Research Institute (NASRI), Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC).
Gary Newton, Ph.D.
Research Scientist Leader (Animal Systems)