Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Frequently Asked Questions
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative works with other federal agencies in the United States to fund and support projects of mutual interest through Requests for Applications.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grantees are including international activities as an effective way to help achieve research, education, and extension objectives important to U.S. agriculture. The NIFA-funded projects described here are examples of how U.S. researchers and faculty through international collaborations and activities are achieving results valuable to the U.S. and the world.
By 2050, the U.S. expects to experience rapid growth in its older population, where the number of Americans aged 65 and older will be over 88 million. The aging of the population will have wide-ranging implications for the country.
A major war was fought in 2014-2015, with more than 200 battlefields and millions casualties in the United States alone. You may not have seen much of it on the news, but there’s a good chance your wallet felt it.
Updated research terms and conditions for FY 2020, effective 10/1/2019.
Updated Capacity programs terms and conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.
Updated 1890 Facilities Grants Terms and Conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.
Updated Small Business Innovation Research Terms and Conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has entered into a working relationship with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Interior Business Center (IBC) to issue negotiated indirect cost rates (NICRA) to organizations for which NIFA is the cognizant agency for indirect costs.