Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD)

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1990, Ithaca NY (USA), as part of Cornell University. Ceased to exist 2017, when activities taken over by College of Agriculture and Life Science's International Programs.


Enable Cornell faculty and students to work with colleagues and institutions in developing countries to achieve sustainable agricultural and rural development through working groups and collegial interaction with existing interdisciplinary programs at Cornell.

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I. 'Country Based Collaborative Programs', including: Regional Sustainability Strategies (Dominican Rep); Sustainable Smallholder Horticultural Development (Zimbabwe); Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (Indonesia); Sustainable Hillside Development (Central America, including Honduras); Conservation Farming in the Tropical Uplands (CFTU) (Philippines); Community-Based Sustainable Rural Development (Ghana); Integrated Conservation and Development (Madagascar); Intensive Indigenous Agricultural Systems (Bolivia); Sustainability of Post Green Revolution Agriculture (South Asia, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan). II. 'Topical Collaborative Programs': Food Systems for Improved Health (FSIH); Agroforestry; Management of Organic Inputs in Soils of the Tropics (MOIST); Integrated Pest Management; Protected Area Management (PAM).


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Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 14 countries
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Subjects *

  • Amenities
    • Food
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger



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