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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: 3092-51000-056-22-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 30, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2021

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.

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.