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Nutrition & Food Sciences: National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA)

Research Guide for Nutrition & Food Science. This is a great starting place when researching.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) was established by the Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 Farm Bill) to find innovative solutions to issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and communities. One of four agencies that make up USDA’s Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission area, the agency is structured to direct federal funding effectively to programs that address key national and global challenges. NIFA addresses these challenges by supporting a clear mission, a vision, and goals.

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Grants & Data

Search for grant funding from the NIFA website.

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