Victor and Berenice.

Mr. Burrito sales climb with business development support

by Victor Oyervides, retail business specialist A collaboration between FFED and Community and Economic Development (CED) brought together the business development team of Steve Adams (CED), Duane Johnson (FFED), Kameron Middlebrooks (CED) and Victor Oyervides (CED & FFED), under the leadership of Brian Tapp (FFED). Immigrant entrepreneurs comprise one important group of clients for this … Continue reading Mr. Burrito sales climb with business development support

Two young men.

Ugandan students create ag projects with FFED

by Brian Tapp, program coordinator In early September two students from Uganda arrived in Ames. They spent about eight weeks working with and learning from our Enterprise Development Team. The two students, Mike Bainomugisha and Reagan Mwenyiare, attend Makerere University in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.  ISU’s Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods arranged the … Continue reading Ugandan students create ag projects with FFED