Project: Food and Nutrition Summer Institute
Award Year: 2002
Amount of award, fiscal 1999: $20,000.00 fiscal 2000: $20,000.00 fiscal 2001: $20,000.00 fiscal 2002: $20,000.00
Institution: Agricultural Research Service, USDA
Status: Completed
Detailed Objective: This project provided financial support for the Food and Nutrition Summer Institute, which has the objectives of positioning the nutrition programs of historically black colleges and universities to meet research and education challenges, and of creating a stronger voice and action for nutrition education, research, and policy within the African-American community. The Summer Institute is supported by a wide variety of organizations including the Economic Research Service, the Agricultural Research Service, the Howard School of Divinity, and the W.K. Kellogg Company. The Economic Research Service provided $20,000 in fiscal 1999 through fiscal 2001 to the Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in support of the conference.
Topic: Nutrition Education