Agricultural Higher Education in Brazil
Agency for International Development (A.I.D.) assistance for agricultural higher education in Brazil began in 1963 and lasted until 1978. During the first 10 years, four agricultural colleges (part of larger universities) in different regions of the country received technical support, equipment: and Library materials, and advanced participant training in the United States with the primary purpose of establishing postgraduate programs in agriculture. in 1973, the focus of the project was broadened to include more institutions and to encourage Brazilian universities to collaborate with each other.