Grant Awarded to Dr. Kohn

March 26, 2018

Drs. Rick Kohn, Fernando Escribano (Spain) and others received a grant from the World Bank for almost $400,000 titled "Innovative Research and Development for Use of Typha (Cattails) for Animal Feed and Biogas Production in Hadejia Valley, Nigeria" with Federal Ministry of Water Resources (Nigeria), Polytechnical University of Madrid, and University of Maryland. This project will develop and introduce methods to preserve and use cattails, which are a nuisance weed in sub-Saharan Africa, for use as silage to feed cattle and for use in making biogas for cooking.