Namibian Fulbright Scholar will discuss African agricultural April 13 at SPC

By Ashton Graham

Sean KalunduPINAL COUNTY, Ariz. - Sean Kennedy Muzamai Kalundu, a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) from Namibia, will discuss challenges facing African agriculture as well as how the Fulbright program can benefit minority students in study abroad opportunities this Friday, April 13, at Central Arizona College.

Kalundu's presentations will take place from 9-9:50 a.m. and again from 11-11:50 a.m. in Room T-116 of the Signal Peak Campus which is located at 8470 North Overfield Road. The presentation is open to students and the community at no cost.

Kalundu is a lecturer at the University of Namibia and a faculty member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension.

He has worked for the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry as an agricultural training officer where he was involved in offering training to communal and commercial farmers in areas of agricultural extension and farm management skills.

The Fulbright program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the federal government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

The Fulbright program has provided almost 300,000 participants - chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential - with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.
For more information about this event, please contact Karen Geldmacher (520-494-5328 / karen.geldmacher@centralaz.edu.)

Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814