Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Water for Agriculture Challenge Area

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Water for Agriculture Challenge Area: This AFRI Challenge Area addresses critical water resources issues such as drought, excess soil moisture, flooding, quality and others in an agricultural context. Funding will be used to develop management practices, technologies, and tools for farmers, ranchers, forest owners and managers, public decision makers, public and private managers, and citizens to improve water resource quantity and quality. The long-term goal of the AFRI Water for Agriculture Challenge Area is to tackle critical water issues by developing both regional systems for the sustainable use and reuse, flow and management of water, and at the watershed and farm scales, water issues focused on production and environmental sustainability efforts. Project types supported within this Challenge area are multi-function Integrated Research, Education, and/or Extension Projects and Food and Agricultural Enhancement (FASE) Grants.
Federal Grant Title: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Water for Agriculture Challenge Area
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-005822
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 321974
CFDA Descriptions: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Current Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2016
Posted Date: May 5, 2016
Creation Date: May 5, 2016
Archive Date: Sep 3, 2016
Total Program Funding: $10,700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
See Part III, Eligibility Information in the RFA. Applications may only be submitted by eligible entities. Eligibility is linked to the project type. All project types are described beginning in Part II, C. in the RFA.
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