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BAS-USDA Agreement

Under an agreement with the government of Bangladesh, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created an Endowment Fund for promoting and supporting applied agricultural and biological sciences research and development activities of mutual benefit to Bangladesh and the United States of America. The Bangladesh Academy of Sciences has been given the responsibility for implementing programmes of activity and administering the fund and project selection through a Board of Trustees headed by the President of the Academy and with members from different organizations. The fund has been recently released by the government. The operations of the Endowment shall consist mainly of solicitation, review, evaluation, selection, award and monitoring of projects supported by the income from investment of the Endowment to support applied agricultural and biological sciences and development activities.