NIFA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture

10/20/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/20/2021 11:03

NIFA Invests $2M for Aquaculture Research

NIFA recently invested $2 million for seven awards for the Special Research Grants Program for Aquaculture to support the development of new science-based information and technology for environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture industry in the United States. The Special Research Grants Program for Aquaculture is authorized by the Competitive Special and Facilities Research Grants Act to develop practical solutions that will facilitate growth of the U.S. aquaculture industry, reduce the U.S. trade deficit in seafood products, and enhancing the capacity of the U.S aquaculture industry to contribute to food security and economic growth.