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Funding Opportunity Number:
Feb 08, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 11, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 11, 2013
May 11, 2013
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Category of Funding Activity:
Food and Nutrition
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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
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Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligibility is described on page 14, Part III, A. of this RFA.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
This Challenge Area Focuses on the societal challenge to end obesity among children, the number one nutrition-related problem in the US. Food is an integral part of the process that leads to obesity and USDA has a unique responsibility for the food system in the United States. This program is designed to achieve the long-term outcome of reducing the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents 2-19 years. The Childhood Obesity Program supports Multi-function Integrated Research, Education, and/or Extension Projects and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants.
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