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

Location: Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory

Project Number: 8042-31000-112-009-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Sep 30, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2022

To promote international research collaborations and activities for increased global food security and economic growth through livestock genomics. Provide sound technical advice and support to USAID's international agricultural research and development initiatives in this area.

Provide scientific guidance related to livestock genomics and help to oversee USAID research investments in food animal production and agricultural development. Project oversight, technical assessments, project evaluations, research project design and planning will be conducted. Agreement-generated collaborative research funds and dedicated project funds will be utilized to engage strategic ARS research in livestock genomics and ARS research partners at appropriate public and private research organizations.