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SEDRD Contributes to Smallholder Agriculture

SEDRD faculty member, Helen Hambly, will be in the Democratic Republic of Congo in early July to collaborate with College d'Alfred's project "Makala Renouvelable-DRC" which works local partners in Ibi-village to support smallholder agriculture and forestry for poverty reduction. DRC has one of the lowest Gross Domestic Project (GDP) per capita in the world, but has some of Africa's most extensive natural resources.

Dr. Helen Hambly to present paper at "Our Media" in Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Helen Hambly will present a paper entitled "Participatory and Citizen Approaches to Video-Mediated Communication for Social and Environmental Change in Rural and Northern Canada" to the practitioner's forum "Our Media" which leads the annual meeting of the International Association of Media and Communication Research held in Dublin, Ireland, June 23-29, 2013.

https://sites.google.com/site/ourmediaweb/noticias/omdublin2013

Post-Doc, Dr. Ataharul Chowdhury Presented Research to SSHRC Congress

SEDRD Post-Doc, Dr. Ataharul Chowdhury presented his work at the 2013 SSHRC Congress.  Social media, such as Facebook and Twitter are widely used for community engagement, but in a presentation to the Environmental Studies Association of Canada during the SSHRC Congress, June 3, 2013, in Victoria, BC, results from research SEDRD post-doc Dr. Ataharul Chowdhury suggest that social media for agri-food innovation in Ontario can be vastly improved.

SEDRD Joins Forces for Agricultural Leadership

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) is known for its collaborations with community groups, rural organizations and associations. Providing a critical service for many in Ontario and across the world, the school is often sought out to perform research, evaluation and provide helpful data to enhance these groups’ offerings, services and program delivery. A great example of this service is a recent collaboration between SEDRD researchers and the Rural Ontario Institute to strengthen the programming of their Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP).

SEDRD Joins Forces for Agricultural Leadership

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) is known for its collaborations with community groups, rural organizations and associations. Providing a critical service for many in Ontario and across the world, the school is often sought out to perform research, evaluation and provide helpful data to enhance these groups’ offerings, services and program delivery. A great example of this service is a recent collaboration between SEDRD researchers and the Rural Ontario Institute to strengthen the programming of their Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP).

Nadia Amoroso, Adjunct Faculty - Featured in Recent News Articles

Nadia Amoroso, Adjunct Faculty at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, was featured in articles published in "IT Business News", May 22, 2013 and "OALA Ground - Spring 2013" edition.

Nadia teaches in the Landscape Architecture program and is also the Co-Founder of DataAppeal Inc., a data-visualization, information design, mapping, and analytics company. 

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