Experts sought for NIFA International Science and Education peer review panel

The Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is preparing to administer the International Science and Education (ISE) competitive grants program.  ISE is designed to enhance the international dimensions and quality of academic programs that address teaching, research and extension in the food and agricultural sciences.  Proposals submitted to this program are expected to focus on a broad range of agricultural topics such as natural resource management, forestry, veterinary medicine, agriculture and environmental economics, family and consumer sciences, and other related disciplines.

The Center for International Programs is soliciting interested experts to review and evaluate proposals for the ISE grants competition. To expedite the selection process, please send a brief resume with a message indicating your interest in serving on this ISE panel.  Please email this information to Patty Fulton at:, by February 1, 2011.  Your response is urgently needed and very important to NIFA.