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Post-Award Management Workshop for National Research Initiative 71.1 Improving Food Quality and Value Projects

NIFA continues the Post-Award Management Workshops throughout the agency. The National Research Initiative's (NRI) 71.1, Improving Food Quality and Value Project Directors' meeting was held June 27-28, 2008, at the Earnest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.
The meeting was a networking and scientific information exchange to:

  • Report results and accomplishments for NRI 71.1 funded grants;
  • Improve understanding of the NIFA grants management process;
  • Develop rapport with NIFA national program and grants management staffs; and
  • Improve NIFA post-award competitive grants management and federal management of these awards.

The workshop agenda, and abstracts for the posters are available for viewing.

Contact Jodi P. Williams, NIFA Food Science and Food Safety program specialist in the Plant and Animal Systems unit, for more information.

Other workshop contacts include:

  • Hongda Chen, national program leader for Bioprocessing Engineering,
  • Dionne Toombs, national program leader for Community Food and Nutrition,
  • D. Ramkishan Rao, national program leader for Food Science and Food Safety, and
  • Paularie Knox, program specialist for Food Science and Food Safety.



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Last Updated: 12/17/2008