The U.S. Commerce Economic Development Administration has awarded the DSU Center for Economic Development and International Trade (UCEDIT) a three-year $500,000 grant to implement an island-wide (St. Croix, St. Thomas, St,. John, and Water Island) geographic information system to map the. [ read more ]
The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service has enlisted a team of DSU faculty members to provide technical expertise in researching and evaluating ongoing USDA projects in the West Africa region.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing the DSU faculty team with a $1.4 million grant over five years as part of its “Analytical Support Services and Evaluations for Sustainable Systems in Agriculture, Environment and Trade (ASSESS)” program.
The program is a partnership between DSU, University of Rhode Island and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumas, Ghana.
Dr. Marikis Alvarez, associate dean for research in the DSU College of Agriculture and Related Sciences, is the principal investigator, heading a DSU team that includes: Dr. Albert Essel, associate dean for Cooperative Extension; Dr. Samuel Besong, chair of the Department of Human Ecology; Dr. Hankoua Bertrand, senior research scientist; and Dr. Michael Casson, director of the University Center for Economic Development and International Trade.
Real estate is the “currency for economic development and job creation” in today’s economy. Creatively repositioning under-productive real estate assets through “Place-Making” economic development strategies will stimulate new demand and private investment in communitie. [ read more ]
The Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded Delaware State University a $500,000 grant to fund the establishment of a DSU Center for Economic Development and Trade on campus.
DOVER — By a 6-1 majority, Dover City Council voted in favor of putting $6,000 toward an economic inclusion study during Monday night’s meeting. Councilman Adam Perza was the lone ‘no’ vote.
DOVER — Kent County has farm fields aplenty, vast wastewater treatment capacity, cutting-edge land-grant universities and so much more to support lucrative agri-business and food innovation industry.
Three local economic minds got together to form a preliminary plan to take advantage of cen. [ read more ]
The Parks, Recreation, and Community Enhancement Committee Meeting was held on December 10, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. with Acting Chairman Bonar presiding. Members present were Mr. Anderson and Mrs. Horsey. Mr. Lewis was absent.
By unanimous consent. [ read more ]