History of International Engagement
Tennessee State University
African Institutions Approximate dates Areas of work
Swaziland Government/Africa 1982-1992 Farming Systems
Egerton University, Kenya 1882-86 Capacity Building
Technikon Northwest, South Africa 2000-2003
(Now part of Tshwane Univ. of Technology) Higher ED. Curriculum Dev.
University of Lesotho 1980’s/ 2008/Present MOU-Work in Soil/Forestry
Niger Government/Africa 1982-92 Agronomy research/Institution
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 2010-present MOU
G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and 2007-Present MOU-Completing project on
Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand Horticultural business sector and
Internationalization of Agricultural
Banaras Hindu University/Varanasi 2008-present MOU-collaboratively organized/
sponsored two International
conferences on “Agripreneurship
and Rural Development”, Dec.
2009 and “Managing Sustainable
of Rural Economy and
Agribusiness", Jan. 2011 at the
Institute of Agricultural Sciences
BHU. Submitted joint project under
USDA/ISE Grant program, Feb.
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow 2005-Present MOU- Completed project on
Agriculture Programs and
Determining Skills, Knowledge of
Agribusiness graduates in India.
Faculty continues to collaborate in
Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 2010-Present MOU
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 2010-Present MOU
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore 2010-Present Collaborate with faculty in
National Academy of Agricultural Management (NARM), Hyderabad 2010-Present Faculty member in Agribusiness to
spent month on TSU Campus spring 2011-Focus on chain management
in food Industry and E-commerce.
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur 2010-present Collaborated with Agribusiness
faculty on a project.
Amity University, Uttar Pradesh 2011- MOU
Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand 1990-1992 MOU-Project on Small Scale
Enterprises and Off-Farm
Employment Opportunities in
Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 1992-1999 Completed two research projects
funded under the HBCU Grant
program. (1). Small-Scale
Enterprises and Off Farm
Employment Opportunities in
Rural Java, Indonesia. (2).
Entrepreneurship and the
Development of Micro-and Small
Scale Enterprises in Java,
Indonesia. The focus was the
generation of rural employment
through the development of non-
farm activities in the private sector
in rural areas. The role of women in
entrepreneurial activities were also
investigated. Workshops were
conducted to train faculty at
Gadjah Mada University and
trainers in rural areas to
provide business development
training for micro-enterprises .
National Institute of Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2002-2005 Completed project entitled,
”Development of a Center for Entrepreneurship and Development
at the National Institute of Management.