Center for International Programs Factsheet
The Center for International Programs (CIP)enhances the effectiveness of NIFA and the U.S. institutions it supports in research, education, and extension to engage globally and advance U.S. agriculture. CIP provides information on NIFA opportunities for global engagement so universities and colleges may enhance their international involvement in agriculture. CIP promotes partnerships between NIFA-supported researchers at U.S. colleges and universities and international collaborators to achieve greater global impact in areas such as food production, food safety, climate and environment, youth development, and agricultural extension. CIP leads NIFA’s international collaboration with USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Department of State, international organizations, and foreign governments where the expertise of NIFA and its stakeholders can help improve global food security and trade and address other issues of concern to the United States.
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