Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge

Posted by on February 27, 2011

RFA for Childhood Obesity Prevention Projects – Due May 18, 2011

On Wednesday, January 26, USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) released a Request for Applications (RFA) [PDF] for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s (AFRI) Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area.  The long-term outcome for this program is to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents ages 2 to 19 years. In order to achieve this outcome, this program will support multi-function Integrated Research, Education, and/or Extension Projects and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants that address one of the Program Area Priorities. Click here for more information.

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