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Welcome to the application system for the 2016 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program.  

The Borlaug Fellowship Program 
provides opportunities for short-term research projects to improve agricultural productivity, economic development, and food security. It offers training and collaborative opportunities for agricultural research, international agricultural economics, leadership, and policy to researchers.  Competitively selected fellows will work one-on-one with a U.S. mentor who will coordinate the training program.  After completion of the 10-12 week fellowship, the mentor will visit the fellow's home institution to continue collaboration.  USDA will select U.S. host institutions and mentors for each fellow.  We will only accept applications on approved topics for each country.  Please select this link to view acceptable research proposals for eligible countries.

Application Deadline is November 15, 2015

Global Cocoa Initiative:  The U.S. Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the World Cocoa Foundation is accepting applications for the 2016 Borlaug Global Cocoa Initiative for selected coutries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.  Please select the following links for information about eligible countries and reserach topics in AfricaAsia, and Latin America & the Caribbean.

Application Deadline is September 30, 2015


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