Planning, Accountability, and Reporting Staff Factsheet
The Planning, Accountability and Reporting Staff (PARS) provides leadership to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) in strategic planning, performance measurement, and evaluation.
NIFA Fact Sheet
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture addresses many challenges facing the nation through exemplary agricultural science. NIFA works with the best and brightest scientists to find innovative solutions to issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and communities. With a timely, integrated approach and collaboration with other federal science agencies, NIFA also serves as a vital contributor to science policy decision-making. NIFA is the extramural science funding agency within USDA’s Research, Education, and Economics mission area.