We are sending out the attached announcement on behalf of USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). The Cochran Fellowship Program (Asia Region) will offer training for: [PDF Version]
Port Inspection, Legislation and Regulatory Implementation – China
Climate-Smart Agriculture – China
Commercial Use of Asian Carp – China
Geographical Indicators – China
Agricultural Biotechnology – Indonesia
Grain Marketing Intelligence and Logistic Management – Indonesia
The Cochran Fellowship Program objective is to assist eligible countries to develop agricultural systems necessary to meet the food and fiber needs of their domestic populations; and strengthen and enhance trade linkages between eligible countries and agricultural interests in the United States.
The candidate selection process will be managed by the USDA and other parties as appropriate. USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is seeking to identify U.S. universities willing to host mid-level agricultural managers from lower and middle-income countries under the Cochran Fellowship Program. These Fellows have been competitively selected based on training priorities identified by the U.S. Embassy in their country and their own qualifications.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Direct inquiries about this program to:
Phuong Mai and Simonetta Simmons
Branch: USDA/FAS/OCBD/TSED/Cochran Fellowship Program
Telephone: 202-690-2986 or 202-720-1353