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SCEP supports mutual exchanges of U. S. and Chinese research teams to visit the SCEP partner country for up to 14 days in order to transfer knowledge and technology in agriculture.
USDA and the Ministry of Agriculture
(MOA) of PRC consult with the research teams to design multi-city program agendas that initiate or strengthen linkages between our academic, public, and private institutions.
A U. S. research team may consist of up to five members.
The Principal Investigator (PI) must be a U. S. citizen and all team members must be employed by a U.S.-based public, private, or academic institution.
The U. S. team is responsible for the international airfare between the United States and China.
MOA will cover all in-country program related expenses, including lodging, transportation, meals, and cultural activities.
Priority focus areas include:
new animal bio-technologies, crop breeding for drought tolerance, pesticide residue management, swine genetics, and Ug99 - Black Stem Rust