Donald Osborn

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Fish pond in Amlamé.
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* Fish pond in Amlamé. (This was the initiative of the local Affaires Sociales, who needed some technical expertise to get it started. It apparently figured in a later pisciculture project.)
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* Two culvert bridges: one just north of Ezimé on the way to Oulita; the other at Agbasa Kopé, a small village south of Amou Oblo.
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Two culvert bridges.  
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* Surveyed villages for the well drilling component of a planned [[USAID]]/Peace Corps watsan project. (This focused on villages off the main roads that were absent from the initial list.)
==Djenné, Mali (1983-85)==
==Djenné, Mali (1983-85)==
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Forestry volunteer.
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[[Forestry]] volunteer based in [[Djenné]] from October 1983 - September 1985. Assigned to the [[USAID]]-funded Village Reforestation Project (Projet de Reboisement Villageois). Was one of the first two PCVs to serve in Djenné.
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====Stateside training in Sasabe, Arizona====
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Six-week forestry training (late May - beginning of July, 1983) run at [http://www.ranchodelaosa.com/‎ Rancho de la Osa] in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasabe,_Arizona Sasabe, Arizona]. The training was connected with the [[University of Arizona]].
====In-country training in Moribabougou, Mali====
====In-country training in Moribabougou, Mali====
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Eleven week training (July-September 1983) held in the village of [[Moribabougou]] outside Bamako. This was a "mega" training of over 50 PCTs from several programs. Was part of the first small group in PC/Mali to have [[Fulfulde]] language training in addition to [[Bambara]].
===Service===
===Service===
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Was assigned to the [[USAID]]-funded Village Reforestation Project in Djenné (the third of 3 project locations in Mopti Region), with responsibility for developing the project's tree nursery for that location. In addition to production of seedlings for outplanting, experimented with production and outplanting of over 30 local tree and bush species (some of the latter being adapted to living fences).
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Participated in other project activities.
===Secondary projects===
===Secondary projects===

Latest revision as of 13:05, 14 October 2013



Donald Osborn
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Country Togo
Years: 1979-1981
Site(s) Amlamé
Region(s) Plateaux
Program(s) Agriculture
Assignment(s) Animal tractionwarning.png"Animal traction" is not in the list of possible values (Agroforestry, Sustainable Agricultural Science, Farm Management and Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry, Municipal Development, Small Business Development, NGO Development, Urban and Regional Planning, Primary Teacher/Training, Secondary Teacher/Training, Math/Science Teacher/Training, Special Education/Training, Deaf/Education, Vocational Teacher/Training, University Teacher/Training, English Teacher/Training (TEFL), Environmental Education, National Park Management, Dry Land Natural Resource Conservation, Fisheries Fresh, Ecotourism Development, Coastal /Fisheries Resource Management, Public Health Education, AIDS Awareness, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering, Housing Construction Development, Youth, Other) for this property.
Donald Osborn started in Togo 1979
Leonard Garden, Donald Osborn
Region: Plateaux
Anne Arquette, Donald Osborn
Agriculture in Togo:Agriculture.gif
Aaron Barlow, Leonard Garden, Martin Giannini, Donald Osborn, Marek Przezdziecki, Larry Ward
Other Volunteers who served in Togo
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Anne Arquette, Kathryn Bacon Goldman, Aaron Barlow, Florice Barnum, Ann Bevilacqua, Anna Carvlin, Gary S. Collins, James Driscoll, Vilayphonh Eure, Leigh Ann Evanson, Dick Ganz, Richard Ganz, Leonard Garden, Martin Giannini, Scott Glotfelty … further results
Projects in Togo
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Akame Girls' Soccer Program, Atakpame HIV/AIDS Murals, Atakpamé HIV/AIDS Run for World AIDS Day, Atakpamé HIV/AIDS Run for World AIDS Day, Babadé Community Library and Children's Study and Recreation Area, Babadé Community Library and Children's Study and Recreation Area, Bafilo Radio Station Project, Camp UNITE 2009, Center for Community Development, Computers for Martin Luther King Jr School in Kpalimé, Computers for Martin Luther King Jr School in Kpalimé, Constructing a Grain Warehouse, Dankpen Initiative to Oppose Forced Marriage, Datcha School Construction, Djabagbal Primary School Reconstruction, Gape Animal Husbandry Grasscutter (Agouti) Project, Gape-Nyassive Cultural Center and Library, Girl's Dormitory, Guerin-Kouka Community Library, Kolos Promise for a Better Education, Kpele-Akata Women's Development Project, Madjatom Rural Health Clinic Resource, Masse-Kope School Construction, Massouhoin Rural health Clinic Renovation, Northeast Togo Reforestation and Gardening Center, Northern Togo Reforestation and Gardening, Notsé Latrine Project, Notsé Latrine Project, PAHCS Center for Community Development, Primary School Construction, Reforestation and Gardening Center, Samala-Haut Agricultural Workshop, Take Our Daughters to Work Week, Tchamba Community Basketball Court Construction, Togo Girls' Dormitory, Togo Girls' Scholarship Awards, Togo HIV/AIDS Training of Trainers, Togo Primary School Construction, Togo School Building, Zogbepime Middle School Construction
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Donald Osborn
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Country Mali
Years: 1983-1985
Site(s) Djenné
Region(s) Mopti
Program(s) Forestrywarning.png"Forestry" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture, Business, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Youth, Other) for this property.
Assignment(s) Village reforestationwarning.png"Village reforestation" is not in the list of possible values (Agroforestry, Sustainable Agricultural Science, Farm Management and Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry, Municipal Development, Small Business Development, NGO Development, Urban and Regional Planning, Primary Teacher/Training, Secondary Teacher/Training, Math/Science Teacher/Training, Special Education/Training, Deaf/Education, Vocational Teacher/Training, University Teacher/Training, English Teacher/Training (TEFL), Environmental Education, National Park Management, Dry Land Natural Resource Conservation, Fisheries Fresh, Ecotourism Development, Coastal /Fisheries Resource Management, Public Health Education, AIDS Awareness, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering, Housing Construction Development, Youth, Other) for this property.
Donald Osborn started in Mali 1983
Joshua Bishop, Donald Osborn
Region: Mopti
Joshua Bishop, Suzanne Iseminger, Chareva Smiley Naughton, Donald Osborn
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Mary Althoff, Kerry Andras, Joshua Bishop, David Bryson, Richard Davis, Linnea Fossum Eng, Kyle Gilmore, Robert Heil, Rob Hilbert, Suzanne Iseminger … further results

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Other Volunteers who served in Mali
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Mary Althoff, Kerry Andras, Joshua Bishop, Justin Brady, David Bryson, Matthew Costa, Kathryn Crotty, Richard Davis, Linnea Fossum Eng, Kyle Gilmore, Robert Heil, Rob Hilbert, Suzanne Iseminger, Lynnea West, John Marshall … further results
Projects in Mali
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Community Garden Irrigation, House of Artisans, Mango Garden, Maternity Construction, Maternity Improvements, Schools Improvement, Tourist Information Center, Village Maternity, Women's Garden Association: Well and Fencing Project, Women's Rice Cultivation
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Donald Osborn
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Country Guinea
Years: 1985-1987
Site(s) Pita
Program(s) Forestrywarning.png"Forestry" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture, Business, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Youth, Other) for this property.
Assignment(s) Agroforestry
Donald Osborn started in Guinea 1985
Donald Osborn
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Erin Carlson, Ellwood Colahan, Cristi Carlstead, Paul St. John Frisoli, Anthony Gemignani, John Harper, Margaret (Meg) Hemingway, Kerry Johnson, Cal Jones, Ben Kester … further results

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Other Volunteers who served in Guinea
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Justin Bhansali, Erin Carlson, Ellwood Colahan, Cristi Carlstead, Paul St. John Frisoli, Anthony Gemignani, John Harper, Margaret (Meg) Hemingway, Kerry Johnson, Cal Jones, Ben Kester, Eric Lenaeus, Nick Loewen, Susan Martonosi, Kristin O'Planick … further results
Projects in Guinea
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2009 Girls' Conference, Girls' Conference 2009, Primary School Renovation
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Served as a volunteer in 3 countries in West Africa: Togo (1979-81), Mali (1983-85), and Guinea (1986-87). Also worked as a campus recruiter at Michigan State University for one semester (1995), and as APCD Agriculture in Niger (2000-04).

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[edit] Amlamé, Togo (1979-81)

Animal traction ("antrac") volunteer based in Amlamé from December 1979 - November 1981. Assigned to PRODEBO (Projet de Développement de l'Elévage Bovin).

[edit] PST

Part of a small training group that arrived in country in September 1979: One month intensive language training in Cacavelli; a week in Atakpamé for orientation to PRODEBO (one of the projects that antrac volunteers were to be assigned to); 6 weeks' technical and language training in Kétao.

[edit] Service

Assigned to PRODEBO in Amlamé. Worked with two local project extension agents and a number of farmers groups in the Amlamé district.

[edit] Secondary projects

[edit] Djenné, Mali (1983-85)

Forestry volunteer based in Djenné from October 1983 - September 1985. Assigned to the USAID-funded Village Reforestation Project (Projet de Reboisement Villageois). Was one of the first two PCVs to serve in Djenné.

[edit] PST

Training included a Stateside technical training and an in-country training.

[edit] Stateside training in Sasabe, Arizona

Six-week forestry training (late May - beginning of July, 1983) run at Rancho de la Osa in Sasabe, Arizona. The training was connected with the University of Arizona.

[edit] In-country training in Moribabougou, Mali

Eleven week training (July-September 1983) held in the village of Moribabougou outside Bamako. This was a "mega" training of over 50 PCTs from several programs. Was part of the first small group in PC/Mali to have Fulfulde language training in addition to Bambara.

[edit] Service

Was assigned to the USAID-funded Village Reforestation Project in Djenné (the third of 3 project locations in Mopti Region), with responsibility for developing the project's tree nursery for that location. In addition to production of seedlings for outplanting, experimented with production and outplanting of over 30 local tree and bush species (some of the latter being adapted to living fences).

Participated in other project activities.

[edit] Secondary projects

[edit] Pita, Guinea (1986-87)

Agroforestry volunteer

[edit] Orientation

[edit] Service

[edit] Secondary projects

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