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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Republic of Korea

The Rural Development Administration (RDA) is the primary Korean government organization responsible for agricultural research.   In 2002, ARS and RDA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that identified the following priority areas for cooperation:

Food Safety
Crop protection utilizing biological control
Integrated pest management
Crop production
Animal health
Animal production

ARS and RDA developed a Specific Cooperative Agreement (SCA) in March, 2004 that provided support for a visiting scientist.   A visiting scientist from South Korea currently positioned at the Henry H. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center’s Insect Biocontrol Laboratory.   This program may expand to include additional visiting scientists.

Last Modified: 11/7/2013
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