The Cochran Fellowship Program (Asia Region) will offer training for:
Agricultural Biotechnology for Journalist, Indonesia
U.S. Customs Inspection and Quarantine, Philippines
Food Safety Standards and Practices, Philippines
Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides – MRL Regulations and Enforcement, India
Agricultural Biotechnology, Sri Lanka
Dairy Farm and Improvement, China
Port Inspection and Food Safety Regulation Implementation, China
Dairy Products in Food Manufacturing, China
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 Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
Direct inquiries about this program to:
Phuong Mai and Ryan Brewster
Branch: USDA/FAS/OCBD/TSED/Cochran Fellowship Program
Telephone: 202-690-2986 or 202-720-0006