University of Maryland Extension

UME Prince George's County Staff Member Empowering Women in Afghanistan

Christie Balch and Becky Ramsing traveled to Afghanistan as part of a UME food security program
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Amanda Rockler

A University of Maryland Extension (UME) project that aims to empower women in Afghanistan by teaching them to grow and sell their own food was featured in the latest episode of TERPVISION, produced by the University of Maryland.

Christie Balch, Community Gardening Coordinator from the Prince George's County Extension office, has traveled there twice to help improve womens' family food security. Read the full article and watch the video.

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