Strategic Partnerships, Collaborative Centers, and Initiatives in Africa

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The 2IE-Penn State Collaborative Center creates a platform for building long-term collaborative multidisciplinary research and engaged educational experiences in West Africa, ultimately improving the social and environmental well-being of people and communities. Some of our endeavors and accomplishments include:

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Building partnerships between PSU and 2iE researchers and scholars 

RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS

Partnership with Rockseed on agricultural development and teacher training

AGRICULTURAL PARTNERSHIP-ROCKSEED

Engaged research on the civic engagement of Burkinabe youth in the 2015 revolution.

YOUTH ENGAGEMENT RESEARCH

Workshop with YALI fellows on entrepreneurship and engagement conducted with local partners

YOUNG AFRICAN FELLOWSHIP INITIATIVE (YALI) WORKSHOPS

Exploratory research on energy efficient housing conducted with graduate and undergraduate students 

ENERGY COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

AN Entomology graduate student conducted research on plants and uploaded into the national Plant Village database 

PHOTO RESEARCH PROJECT

Female engineering workshops 

WORKSHOPS

Formal partnership with Rockseed for agricultural research and projects for graduate students and researchers 

AGRICULTURAL PARTNERSHIP IN BOBO