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Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Database

Project: The RIDGE Center for Targeted Food and Nutrition Assistance Research at the Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State University
Award Year: 2010
Amount of award, fiscal 2010: $250,000.00
Institution: Mississippi State University
Status: Ongoing
Detailed Objective: The RIDGE Center for Targeted Food and Nutrition Assistance Research at the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC), Mississippi State University, supports food and nutrition assistance research directed to the food and nutrition challenges of rural America’s racial and ethnic minorities, persistently poor children and adults struggling with obesity, and residents living in areas called “food deserts” because of the lack of affordable and nutritious food available in these locations. It also supports targeted studies in areas across the country that experience significant economic, social, and demographic challenges that may impact the food and nutritional health of their residents.
Topic: RIDGE (Small Grants) Program

Last updated: Monday, August 18, 2014

For more information contact: Victor Oliveira

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