EARTH University in Costa Rica had developed a number of innovative advancements in agricultural science but lacked the marketing ability to promote these advancements elsewhere. The College of Agribusiness at Arizona State University has expertise in the business development of new ideas in agriculture. Lodestar facilitated a series of faculty exchange meetings in Arizona and Costa Rica to explore collaboration between the two universities with the goal of growing the use of EARTH University’s innovations.
Grant Amount: $121,000
Year Granted: 2002
Timeframe: Grant awarded over multiple years
Grantee: EARTH University
Grantee Website: EARTH University