Board for International Food and Agricultural Development

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The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) advises USAID on agriculture and higher education issues pertinent to food insecurity in developing countries. The President appoints members, who primarily represent the academic community. BIFAD was established by Title XII of the Foreign Assistance Act. The Board and Title XII recognize the critical role of U.S. land-grant institutions in agricultural development, domestically and abroad, and support their representation in USAID development programs.

BOARD MEMBERS

If you have any questions, please contact the BIFAD Executive Director, Susan Owens, at sowens@usaid.gov or 202-712-0218.

Upcoming Event: Feeding the World in 2050: How Human and Institutional Capacity Development Can Support Agricultural Innovation Systems

BIFAD and USAID with support from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) will host an e-consultation on human and institutional capacity development in November. The e-consultation will begin with a webinar on November 13th and will be followed by an AgExchange online discussion from November 18-20th, 2014. More information can be found here: BIFAD-USAID econsultation

 

 

 

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Last updated: October 15, 2014

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