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

Location: Grain Legume Genetics Physiology Research

Project Number: 2090-21220-002-01-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

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

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

Approach:
Provide scientific guidance, expertise, and materials to oversee USAID research investments in dry bean improvement. Conduct project oversight, technical assessments, project evaluations, research project design and planning. Utilize agreement-generated collaborative research funds and dedicated project funds to engage strategic ARS research and ARS research partners at appropiate public and private research organizations.