United States Code

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§ 3292a.
United States-Mexico joint agricultural research
Research and development program

The Secretary may provide for an agricultural research and development program with the George E. Brown United States/Mexico Foundation for Science. The program shall focus on binational problems facing agricultural producers and consumers in the 2 countries, in particular pressing problems in the areas of food safety, plant and animal pest control, and the natural resources base on which agriculture depends.


Grants under the research and development program shall be awarded competitively through the Foundation.

Matching requirements

The provision of funds to the Foundation by the United States Government shall be subject to the condition that the Government of Mexico match, on at least a dollar-for-dollar basis, any funds provided by the United States Government.

Limitation on use of funds

Funds provided under this section may not be used for the planning, repair, rehabilitation, acquisition, or construction of a building or facility.

(Pub. L. 95–113, title XIV, § 1459, as added Pub. L. 105–185, title II, § 228, June 23, 1998, 112 Stat. 545; amended Pub. L. 106–74, title IV, § 423, Oct. 20, 1999, 113 Stat. 1095.)
cite as: 7 USC 3292a