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University of Liberia and University of Georgia Sign New MOU

September 19, 2017
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Last month, The UCL brought the University of Liberia(UL) and the University of Georgia (UGA) together to further partnership discussions. During the August meeting, UL President Ophelia Weeks and UGA Assistant Dean and Director of the Global Programs in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dr. Amrit Bart each represented their institution. The two discussed partnership with a specific focus on Agribusiness.

Both parties came to an agreement, which was completed and signed on August 7, 2017. Click Here to read the MOU between UL and UGA.


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Meet Our 2017 UCL Scholars: Sedia Beysolow

August 17, 2017
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Name: Sedia Beysolow

School: University of Georgia

Major/Concentration: Biology

Degree Level: First Year Undergraduate

1. Why did you choose your major/concentration?

At the age of 12, I became fascinated with skin care and skin care products. Therefore, I am studying biology in order to learn more about the skin and to prepare me for a career as a dermatologist.

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UGA partners with Liberian Ministry of Agriculture and UL on Poultry Production Project

December 15, 2015
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uga-poultry-06-2015In collaboration with the University of Liberia (UL) and the Ministry of Agriculture, under the leadership of Dean Scott Angel, University of Georgia (UGA) presented a Letter of lnterest regarding the launching of a poultry production program in Liberia.

UGA’s expertise in the areas of poultry and meat production and their interest to help increase and improve poultry production in traditional “village” systems while also working to encourage and enhance more modern commercial models, is an important partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and other partners.

UL has identified land and other resources that will be leveraged on behalf of the partnership and have the support of the various UL faculty and staff to help move this exciting project forward. The specific land is located at Fendall and valued at S10,000.

Collectively, the team will work with UGA and the Ministry of Agriculture to identify funding resources to support this endeavor with the Government of Liberia, the private sector, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), World Bank, USAID, and others to help with the establishment of breeder flocks, hatcheries, grow out capabilities, processing and marketing. Mohammed Massaquoi, UGA alumni and retired NFL football player will serve as an Honorary Chair for the September UCL fundraiser at Emory University September 26, 2015.

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