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The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) was established by Title XII of the Foreign Assistance Act for the purpose of advising USAID on ways that universities, particularly the land-grant institutions, can help the agency achieve its goals for agricultural development, broadly defined.  APLU received an award from the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide management services for the BIFAD.  APLU serves as a vital link between USAID, BIFAD and the university community.

The Board is pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for the BIFAD Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab.

Those interested in submitting a nomination for either the Senior Researcher or Research Team category or for a student researcher, please review the information on our BIFAD Awards page. Completed applications can be submitted as a single PDF document via the online form here. The deadline to apply is July 30th at 5:00pm EDT. 

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