Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Food Policy Research]

Project Details

Partnership for Sustainable Economic Growth in Africa Through Natural Products Development

Research Team: James Simon, Ramu Govindasamy, Hector R. Juliani

Project Duration: 9/2004 to 9/2009

This project focuses on building private and public partnerships to address key issues hampering the development of the natural products industry, especially relating to value addition, safety/quality and trade standards and markets. The overall goal of this project is to generate economic growth, income and employment in the chosen USAID client countries through the sustainable science-based production and marketing of high quality and healthful African natural plant products within a properly regulated system.

Funding Agency: US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Contact: James Simon


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