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Feed the Future Research Strategy and USAIDís global livestock investments

Thursday, July 24, 2014: 8:30 AM
3501G (Kansas City Convention Center)
Saharah Moon Chapotin , U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, DC
Joyce Turk , U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, DC
Abstract Text: This presentation will outline major program areas under the Feed the Future Research Strategy, which encompasses global investments in aquaculture, poultry and livestock production systems. It will summarize recent and current livestock research and value chain investments by USAID.  USAID is currently conducting priority setting for livestock value chain research aimed at informing future investments.  This presentation will also describe how stakeholders can provide input and advice about the research priorities as well as the role of U.S. universities and colleges in USAID-supported research activities.

Keywords: USAID, livestock research, value chain