ACES International announces funding recipients for projects in South Africa, India, and Brazil

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Three faculty from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) have received funding to further their international work through the longstanding ACES International Seed Grant program.

The goal of the seed grant program is to support awardees in establishing strong international relationships that will continue to expand and flourish into a larger and substantial international collaborative effort that will ultimately benefit departments, programs, the College of ACES, and the University of Illinois.

Past recipients report significant impacts from this funding, which is administered by the ACES Office of International Programs and funded through the Arlys Conrad Endowment Fund.

Congratulations to these ACES faculty for their funded projects:

Camila Urbano Braz, Animal Sciences, “Exploring the Genetic Regulation of Reproduction in South African Sheep Breeds”

Catalina Herrera Almanza, Agricultural & Consumer Economics, “Revisiting the Curse of the Mummy -ji: Mothers-in-Law and Women’s Welfare” (India)

Italo Braz Goncalves de Lima, Animal Sciences, “Using different sensors to determine forage intake by beef cattle in a tropical environment” (Brazil)