Talk Sessions


Association of Nepalese Agricultural Professionals of Americas

Proudly announces the SIXTH

Talk Session


How could Expatriates Contribute to Agricultural Research in Nepal? Experience at Michigan State University

By: Dr. Nanda P. Joshi (NAPA Advisor)
Discussant: None

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Respected NAPA members and beyond


On behalf of ‘Talk Session Organizing Committee’ and the Executive Committee, I cordially invite all of you to attend and get fullest benefit of the upcoming NAPA’s SIXTH talk session. Please do not miss the opportunity to interact in a live discussion forum with Dr. Joshi and share your thoughts on How could Expatriates Offer their Expertise for Agricultural Research and Development in Nepal? Join us to add value on our collective strength and resource pool. .

Together we can make a difference.


Lila B. Karki, PhD
NAPA Talk Session Organizing Committee

Talk Summary
Dr. Joshi will talk about his experience at Michigan State University (MSU) in international collaboration. However, his major focus will be ongoing efforts in Nepal. He will highlight his experiences at MSU and its long history of engagement in ongoing collaborations for the research and development of agriculture in Nepal.


Dr. Nanda Joshi is a Faculty in the Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), MSU. He received his MS from the Ohio State University and PhD from MSU. Prior to joining MSU in 1999, he was a Professor of Animal Nutrition at the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences (IAAS), Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He just completed two year term of International Program Director for the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and Animal Science. Currently his responsibility is International Outreach for the department. He serves as the thematic leader in Animal Agriculture for the South Asia Partnership (SAP) initiative of the CANR. He is the program manager for Animal Agriculture, Food Safety and Dairy Production Medicine Program. He recently (2015) completed a research project on buffaloes in Nepal (funded by USAID). He has well-travelled in Central Asia, South Asia, and African countries for MSU work.

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