Friday, July 10, 2009
The Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program (FANRP) of USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) announces the recompetition of the grants that fund partner institutions to administer the Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Program.
Due: September 15, 2009
The competition (1) provides renewed focus on economic aspects of food and nutrition assistance research, (2) stimulates new and innovative research on domestic food and nutrition assistance issues, (3) further broadens the network of social scientists who collaborate in expanding the understanding of the economic, nutrition, and health outcomes of participation in USDA’s food assistance programs as well as the issues surrounding program implementation and delivery, and (4) achieves cost savings through consolidation of RIDGE Centers from the previous five institutions to two institutions.
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