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ARS and Department of State Continue their Long-Term Biosecurity Engagement Collaboration, September 2013

Melanie Peterson and Marcella Witting of the ARS Office of International Research Programs (OIRP) and Department of State (DOS) are finalizing a $729,272 agreement to continue the agency's long-term research cooperation under the Biosecurity Engagement Program (BEP). Under this agreement, DOS will provide funds to ARS to continue on-going projects in Russia, Kazakhstan Ukraine, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Egypt as well as new projects. The new projects are in the areas of avian influenza, Newcastle disease and Foot-and-Mouth disease (FMD) for collaboration with Russia, Pakistan, India, and Malaysia.

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Last Modified: 11/19/2014
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