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AFRI 2020 Annual Review

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is NIFA's flagship competitive grants program. The purpose is to support research, education, and extension work that address key problems of national and regional importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture. Established by the 2008 Farm Bill, and re-authorized under the 2018 Farm Bill, AFRI supports work in six priority areas outlined in the annual review.

Farm bill priority areas
Plant health, production, and products;
Agriculture systems and technology;
Animal health and production and animal products;
Bioenergy, natural resources, and environment;
Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health;
Agriculture economics and rural communities
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