Buddhi.Gyawli_ppBuddhi Raj Gyawali, PhD
Project Director: Environmental Science Capacity Building Grant
Assistant Professor of Geospatial Applications and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Studies & Sustainable Systems
College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems
Cooperative Extension Building
400 East Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
Email: buddhi.gyawali@kysu.edu
Office Phone: (502) 597 6029

The project team consists of individuals with significant experiences and expertise in research, extension, and education. Dr. Buddhi R. Gyawali, Assistant Professor of Geospatial Application and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources will be the Project Director of this project and will have management and coordination responsibility for the project to ensure its proper and efficient implementation. Dr. Gyawali currently teaches GIS, Remote Sensing, and Climate Change Studies courses and has 14 years of education, research, and outreach experiences in Alabama and Kentucky.

 

Ken.Bates_ppKen Bates
Geospatial Extension Specialist
College of Agriculture, Food Science & Sustainable Systems
Cooperative Extension
Cooperative Extension Building Room 110
400 East Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
Email: ken.bates@kysu.edu
Office Phone: (502) 597-7016

 

Mr. Ken Bates (GIS Extension specialist) will provide training to students on GIS, Census and other data compiling and pre-processing.

 

Jennifer.Hubbard-SanchezJennifer Hubbard-Sanchez
State Specialist for Sustainable Programs
College of Agriculture, Food Science & Sustainable Systems
Cooperative Extension Programs
Kentucky State University
400 E. Main St.
Frankfort, KY, 40601
Email: jennifer.sanchez@kysu.edu
Office Phone: (502) 597-5813

 

Ms. Jennifer Hubbard-Sanchez (KSU’s Climate Education specialist) and Shawn Moore (4-H Extension Program Coordinator) will assist to coordinate in establishing linkages with state and federal agencies, community organizations, student recruitment and providing training to people from the study region on climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.

 

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Marion Simon, Ph.D
State Specialist for Small Farm Programs
College of Agriculture, Food Science & Sustainable Systems, Cooperative Extension Programs
Kentucky State University
Email: marion.simon@kysu.edu
Phone: (502) 597-6437

Marion Simon, Ph.D. is a State Specialist for Small Farm Programs since 1984, has provided leadership for KSU’s Small Farmer Extension Program, and has strong relationship with communities from the Appalachian region. She will take a lead in developing extension materials and workshop contents, developing questionnaire and assisting in key-informant interviews.

 

Louie.Rivers2Mr. Louie Rivers
Project Manager for KSU’s Small Farms Extension
College of Agriculture, Food Science & Sustainable Systems, Cooperative Extension Programs
Kentucky State University
Email: louis.rivers@kysu.edu
Phone: (502) 597-6437