Tuesday, December 23, 2008
What does this mean in English? That the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extensions Service (CSREES) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture expects to release a request for applications to a major funding initiative in early 2009. The program, the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) replaces the National Research Initiative (NRI) and the Initiative for Future Agriculture and Food Systems. The agency anticipates funding of $190 million for this program.