7 U.S. Code § 7631 - Agricultural biotechnology research and development for developing countries
(a) Eligible entity
In this section, the term “eligible entity” means—
(b) Grant program
(1) In general
The Secretary (acting through the Foreign Agricultural Service) shall establish and administer a program to make competitive grants to eligible entities to develop agricultural biotechnology for developing countries.
(2) Use of funds
Funds provided to an eligible entity under this section may be used for projects that use biotechnology to—
(A) enhance the nutritional content of agricultural products that can be grown in developing countries;
(B) increase the yield and safety of agricultural products that can be grown in developing countries;
(C) increase the yield of agricultural products that are drought- and stress-resistant and that can be grown in developing countries;
(F) develop environmentally sustainable agricultural products that can be grown in developing countries; and
Source(Pub. L. 105–185, title IV, § 411, as added Pub. L. 107–171, title VII, § 7505,May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 466; amended Pub. L. 110–234, title VII, § 7310,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1243; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VII, § 7310,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2004.)
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
2008—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7310, substituted “2012” for “2007”.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment