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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III

Location: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Project Number: 6250-51000-051-22
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Sep 30, 2013
End Date: Sep 29, 2014

Objective:
To promote international research collaborations and activities for increased global food security and economic growth. Provide sound technical advice and support to USAID's international agricultural research and development initiatives.

Approach:
CNRC scientist and staff will conduct germplasm evaluations in common bean and tepary bean to (1) increase yields for low-input agriculture, including low fertility soils that are limiting for nitrogen, phosphorus, and/or potassium, and (2) enhance nutritional quality for human consumption.

Last Modified: 4/21/2014
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