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Research Project: U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative's Networking and Facilitation Office and Website

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-004-77-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 1, 2019
End Date: Jul 31, 2021

Objective:
The objectives of the NFO are: 1) Maintain and enhance the Resource Management/Accountability Center; 2) Facilitate and enhance communication within the Initiative and with its stakeholders; 3) Administer the process of developing the Initiative’s annual recommended research plan and budget; and 4) Manage and implement all meetings and conferences.

Approach:
The Networking and Facilitation Office (NFO) is the administrative and communications headquarters forthe USWBSI, and it operates under the direction of the Executive Director of the NFO, under the auspices of the Executive Committee of the USWBSI in collaboration with ONP-ARS-USDA, and is governed by the Policies and Procedures of the USWBSI.