AFRI Food Security Challenge Area

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AFRI Food Security Challenge Area: The AFRI Food Security Challenge Area focuses on the societal challenge to keep American agriculture competitive and end world hunger by ensuring the availability and accessibility of safe and nutritious food. The long-term goal of the AFRI Food Security Challenge Area is to sustainably increase agricultural productivity and the availability and accessibility of safe and nutritious food. Project types supported within this Challenge Area will propose multi-function Integrated Research, Education, and/or Extension Projects, Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants, and conferences and/or workshops.
Federal Grant Title: AFRI Food Security Challenge Area
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-005823
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 321801
CFDA Descriptions: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Current Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2016
Posted Date: May 3, 2016
Creation Date: May 3, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 6, 2016
Total Program Funding: $16,800,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
See Part III, A., Eligible Applicants. Eligibility is linked to the project type. All project types are described beginning in Part II, C.
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