Institutional Capacity Development
The CA&ES International Programs Office works to strengthen academic institutions, working with both universities and vocational schools to increase capacity and improve curricula.
Example programs include:
Pakistan: The U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security (USPCAS-AFS) links the University
of California, Davis (UC Davis), the leading agricultural and veterinary research university in the world, with the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan's top agricultural university. Key contact: Jim Hill.
UC Davis has been working with a vocational school in Haiti to strengthen curricula. Key contact. Cary Trexler.
UC Davis collaborates with a range of Chinese universities and institutes in student and faculty exchange and curricula strengthening. Key contact: Minghua Zhang.
UC Davis has had a series of activities in Vietnam focusing primarily on institutional development and curriculum development. Key contacts: Glenn Young.