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27 Jun 2017 | News

ICIMOD Hosts a Borlaug – Ruan Intern Sponsored by the World Food Prize, USA for the Fourth Time in a Row

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AN ALL-EXPENSE-PAID, EIGHT-WEEK HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE, the prestigious Borlaug-Ruan International Internship provides exceptional high school students the opportunity to work with world renowned scientists and policymakers at leading research centers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. ICIMOD has been hosting a Borlaug-Ruan intern since 2013. This year, Ms Isabella Culotta of Ithaca, New York will join us for two months to work on gender and equity aspects of solar pumps for irrigation.

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