• Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
  • 2019-20
  • Ukraine

Environmental Science and Policy

Permaculture in Ukraine (NGO)

Faculty Host: Robert Hijmans
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Pavlo Ardanov obtained a PhD in Plant Physiology at the University of Oulu, Finland, researching the role of endophytic microorganisms in plant growth promotion and disease resistance. He is the co-founder and head of the NGO "Permaculture in Ukraine." He also recently initiated the School of Permaculture in Ukraine. Ardanov is working on completing his Fulbright Fellowship at the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis where he leads the research project “Incresing Agricultural Resilience with High-Performance Polycultures.” He seeks to organize a summer school in agroecology upon his return to Ukraine. Ardanov is fluent in Ukranian, Russian, and English, and also speaks French and Finnish.

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