Brandenburg, Rick L

Wm. Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
Entomology and Plant Pathology
rick_brandenburg@ncsu.edu
919-632-8860
919-515-7746 fax
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Dr. Brandenburg has lead projects in SE Asia and Africa since 1989 primarily through projects funded by USAID.   Current project include an ag diversification project in Malawi with primary funding by USAID with a subcontract through the  Palladium Group in Washington D.C.  A new project has just started for consultation on a project titled "More income and employment in rural areas" to increase income and employment in Malawi funded through the German government GIZ.  Currently preparing a proposal to USAID for the Peanut Research and Innovation Lab for a continuation of the previous five year project in Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique.

 
Expertise:
  Climate Change | Environmental Toxicology | Natural Resources and Conservation | Extension | Precision Agriculture | Agroecology | Crop Production | Organic Agriculture | Turfgrass | Entomology | Integrated Pest Management
Country(s) of experience:
  Argentina | Belgium | Dominican Rep. | Fiji | France | Germany | Ghana | Haiti | Honduras | Hong Kong | India | Indonesia | Italy | Kenya | Liberia | Malawi | Mali | Mexico | Mozambique | Philippines | Senegal | South Africa | Spain | Thailand | Tunisia | Zambia
Type(s) of International Experience:
  Researcher in an international project | Extension provider in an international project | Instructor at an academic institution overseas | Speaker at an international conference | Visiting faculty | Other international activities | International consultant | Advisor for international students | Host for international faculty
Language(s):
  English | Spanish
Sabbaticals:
  South Africa
Year: 1999-2000
Funding Agency/Sponsor: US Agency for International Development
Institution: University of Pretoria, South Africa
Projects:
  Efficient Groundnut Production and Value Chain Management in Malawi and Mozambique
07/01/2018 - 06/30/2023
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Institutional Partner:
  Seed development and drip irrigation utilization in Malawi
01/01/2018 - 12/31/2021
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Institutional Partner:
  Integrating Groundnuts into the Supply Chain
01/01/2018 - 12/31/2021
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner:
  Aflatoxin Management Interventions, EducAflatoxin management interventions, education, and Analysis at Various Steps within the Value Chain in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia
07/01/2013 - 06/30/2017
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Institutional Partner:
  Capacity building in agriculture programs Cutting University
01/01/2011 - 12/31/2015
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Institutional Partner: RTI International, USA | Rutgers University, USA
  Improving peanut production efficiency
01/01/1996 - 12/31/2012
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Institutional Partner: Crop Research Institute (CRI), Ghana Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI), Ghana