1a. Objectives (from AD-416)
Strengthen cooperation between institutions.
1b. Approach (from AD-416)
Collaboratively explore joint efforts for research projects and coordinate research activities of mutual interest.
3. Progress Report
This report serves to document activities and research carried out under the MOU between ARS and AAFC-Research Branch. On May 22, 2008, an Administrator’s level meeting was held in Washington DC to familiarize the new AAFC leadership with ARS. Discussions were held around management and administration of scientific agencies as well as presentation of research priorities.