Reports

The U.S.-India Agricultural Knowledge Initiative (AKI)

The U.S.-India Agricultural Knowledge Initiative (AKI) was launched in 2005 by President Bush and Indian Prime Minister Singh to strengthen the Indian agricultural knowledge system in areas of mutual interest.

Ukraine Commercial Agriculture Development Program, 1996 - 1999

The Ukraine Commercial Agriculture Development Program (CADP) provided direct, practical assistance to the hard-pressed Ukrainian private farmer.

South Africa Agribusiness/Extension Development Project, 1999-2000

Emerging small-scale farmers and other rural residents benefited from the Agribusiness/Extension Development Project in South Africa implemented by NIFA.

Russia Farm Privatization Project, 1992 - 1998

In 1991, then Secretary of Agriculture Edward Madigan and former St. Petersburg, Russia, Mayor Anatoly Sobchek initiated a project designed to assist Russian agriculture in moving from the former collective and state farm system to one privately owned and managed. A team of USDA agricultural specialists transformed the idea of building a U.S. style model farm in rural northwest Russia into a reality, the Russian-American Farm Privatization Project (RAFPP).

Polish/American Extension Project, 1990 - 1996

From 1990 to 1996, NIFA collaborated with 31 land-grant universities to assist the Polish Ministry of Agriculture in restructuring and reorienting its agricultural extension system at the national, provincial, and local levels.

Republic of Nigeria Agribusiness/Extension Development Project, 2001-2004

Starting in 2001, NIFA assisted the government of Nigeria in achieving agricultural sustainability through capacity building and technical assistance training.

Republic of Ghana Agribusiness and Extension Project, 2002-2005

NIFA collaborated with the Republic of Ghana's Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to support agribusiness, entrepreneurial development, and extension development.

Republic of Georgia Agricultural Quality Improvement Project, 2002-2005

The Center for International Programs facilitated the economic development of Georgia's rural sector by enhancing the quality of agricultural goods and services.

Dominican Republic Development Project, 2000-2002

USDA donated 100,000 metric tons of wheat to the Dominican Republic under a 416(b) agreement.

Central America (Hurricane Mitch Reconstruction) Development Project, 1998-2001

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided funds to NIFA to assist Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala in the implementation of two special objectives.