The Deaton Institute for University Leadership in International Development

he Brady and Anne Deaton Institute for University Leadership in International Development supports and develops interdisciplinary research and applied programs focused on the food security and socioeconomic needs of developing countries with the aim of eliminating extreme poverty. The institute utilizes the strength of the University of Missouri’s global relationships and exceptional Extension abilities. The institute is currently funded primarily by the University of Missouri and is actively pursuing potential sources of diverse financial support from foundations, private corporations and other donors.