We've said in the past that food plays a powerful part in culture and #CulinaryDiplomacy can be the entry point for learning about other countries. In this podcast episode, one person who helps make N.C. global, Vansana Nolintha, discusses the role food played in his life as an immigrant from Laos. He's the co-owner of Bida Manda and Brewery Bahvana and shares the connection food gives him to his home country and his family. Both Vansana and his sister were previously featured in our e-newsletter. ... See MoreSee Less
Our fourth episode is out today! "Eight Thousand Miles" - a story about finding your way home. Listen now: overcast.fm/+Ll7ujbth0
RTI is sponsoring the Charter School Teacher of the Year, Deborah Brown (Research Triangle High School), to travel on Go Global NC's Global Teachers - China 2018 program. She will learn about education challenges and apply the lessons in North Carolina schools.
Brazil is NC’s largest head to head competitor in the agricultural market. Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler, staff members from the NC Farm Bureau and other Ag groups made the trip to Brazil to learn more about their agriculture. Here you see a tobacco processing line, soybean harvesting and a cotton field.