NCFARNational Coalition for Food and Agricultural Research
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Through NCFAR Legislative Committee efforts, CSA and CoFARM were partly responsible for the inclusion of language in the 2002 Farm Bill supporting the "doubling" of federally funded agricultural research.
CSA and the Director of Science Policy are participating in NCFAR's effort to develop a national media event that communicates the value of enhanced food and agricultural research to both the public and policy makers.
CoFARM works closely with the National Coalition for Food and Agricultural Research (NCFAR), the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF), NASULGC-CGA, and others to meet with and provide educational briefings to Congress, meet with federal agencies, and seek to educate the public about the value of and need for agricultural research.
Through CoFARM and NCFAR, CSA provides input (testimony) to the appropriations committees concerning appropriate spending levels for research within these above agencies.