This annual report highlights the amazing work undertaken by our grantees in the areas of research, education, and extension in 2015.
In an effort to keep nifa.usda.gov current, the archive contains outdated information that may not reflect current policy or programs.
Dr. Jodi Williams, Dr. Mervalin Morant, and Dr. Deirdra Chester presented a grantsmanship webinar titled “2016 AFRI Foundational and Challenge Area Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health Programs” on 30 June 2016. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*
Recognizing World Population Day with a commitment to global food security
A garden in the sky. That’s the best way to describe the Green Roof, a rooftop garden at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), the nation’s only urban land-grant university. This living laboratory is one of the latest features at UDC’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), which is also home to the Center for 4-H & Youth Development. 4-H is the nation’s premiere youth development program, managed by National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
The 2014 Farm Bill allows eligible national and state commodity boards to propose topics for research that they are willing to equally co-fund with NIFA. Such topics must relate to the established priority areas of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program (AFRI) to be considered for inclusion in future AFRI Requests for Applications (RFAs).