Seed Grant Stories

Moringa, the next superfood

October 09, 2018
Carrie Waterman, a University of California, Davis, natural products chemist (and one of the most recent Global Affairs Seed Grant Recipients) is expanding the reach of the world's next superfood.

Moringa: The Next Superfood

October 09, 2018
Carrie Waterman, a University of California, Davis, natural products chemist (and one of the most recent Global Affairs Seed Grant Recipients) is expanding the reach of the world's next superfood.

Planting a Seed: What Collaborative Moringa Research Looks Like on the Ground

September 30, 2018
Carrie Waterman, a nutrition researcher in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is one of the most recent UC Davis faculty members to receive a Global Affairs Seed Grant for her proposal “From California to East Africa: Building Collaborations for Innovative Agricultural and Health Development."

Large Stretches of Coral Reefs Can Be Rehabilitated

September 27, 2018
Even after being severely damaged by blast fishing and coral mining, coral reefs can be rehabilitated over large scales using a relatively inexpensive technique, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis, in partnership with Mars Symbioscience. This article features former Global Affairs Seed Grant Recipient and Distinguished Professor Susan Williams.

UC Davis faculty shared best practices on dementia care in Vietnam

September 13, 2018
Vietnam has one of the fastest growing aging populations in the world, with the number of individuals aged 60 and older expected to triple by 2050. And with age, very often, comes dementia, a condition that will effect as many as 2.4 million Vietnamese by mid-century.

Planting a Global Affairs Seed Grant Yields Big Return

April 01, 2016
Mighty things grow from small seeds, as a team from the school’s One Health Institute discovered recently in Nepal. Drs. Jonna Mazet and Joseph Gaydos had the satisfaction of seeing a project they implemented with the help of a UC Davis Global Affairs seed grant serve as a catalyst for additional funding from the World Wildlife Fund to aid Nepal’s Department of National Parks in improving that country’s wildlife health and conservation.

Seed Grant Story: Practicing Agricultural Community Entrepreneurship

February 15, 2014
Associate professor Cary Trexler (CAES) was awarded a Global Affairs Seed Grant to implement a graduate level internship program focused on development through agricultural education and environmental science that will advance the value of a UC Davis graduate education.