Janelle Larson is an associate professor of agricultural economics at Penn State University. She is PI on the Women in Agriculture Network: Honduras project, exploring the potential for horticultural production to improve household nutrition, increase income and empower women in western Honduras. Dr. Larson's research focuses on international rural development with work primarily on land markets, value chain analysis and gender in development. She seeks to identify programs, processes and practices that lead to sustainable development by empowering those often overlooked.
She has a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Oxford, and a B.S. in Animal Sciences and Industry and a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences from Kansas State University.
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Carry duct tape, a pocket knife and trail mix.
Best thing about collaborating across borders:
Learning new things about the world and myself, every time.