Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods

Abbreviation: 
CSRL
Chair/Director Name: 
Denise Bjelland, Interim Director
Phone: 
(515) 294-9237
E-mail: 
susrl@iastate.edu
Mission: 
CSRL engages in the discovery and application of science-based and indigenous knowledge to promote resilient, sustainable rural livelihoods in developing countries. Staff initiate and support collaborative training and development activities that strengthen the capabilities of rural people and their institutions to: improve agricultural and natural resource management practices; build assets; diversify income sources; and achieve food security, nutrition and health. CSRL’s partners are indigenous nongovernmental organizations, universities and international research institutes.
Mailing Address: 

110 Curtiss Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-1050