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Washington State University International Research and Development

Academic

Address and Contact

PO Box 645121
Pullman, WA 99164-5121

Chris Pannkuk(Director)
509-335-2980
www.ip.wsu.edu/ird/

Organization Description

International Research and Development strengthens the internationalization of Washington State University through world-class contributions to education, research, and development across the globe.

Example Project

The Research in Alternative Livelihoods Fund (RALF) is a unique opportunity that promotes economically viable alternatives to poppy production and restores food security to Afghanistan. Working together, Washington State University (WSU) and the Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees (DACAAR) complement each other in their strength to implement both research and development issues pertaining to the livelihoods of rural farmers in Afghanistan.

Activities that promote health

Chronic Disease, Clean Water & Sanitation Access, Mental Health & Drug Addiction, Vaccine - Preventable Diseases, Violence Recovery

Activities that combat poverty

Community Building, Economic & Social Inequities, Education & Literacy, Employment & Income Generation, Housing, Human Rights, International Trade, Security, Conflict, & Violence

Activities that protect the environment

Air Quality, Aquaculture, Ecosystems Services, Environmental Justice, Natural Disasters, Oceans & Estuaries

Areas of Service

Capacity Building, Education & Training, Research, Technical Assistance, Technology Development

Nations of the World

Africa: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania

Americas: Argentina, Chile, Washington State, U.S.

Asia: Afghanistan, Georgia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Yemen

Europe: Ukraine