LETTERS FOR THE FOREIGN RESEARCH GRANTS OF THE GUIDELINES FOR COOPERATIVE PROGRAM IN THE AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE BETWEEN CCNAA AND AIT (AD.1987.8.18)-1

Grant No.: FG-Ta-107Project No.: TW-FSIS-1 Mr. James W.C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for Morth American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang :We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, Development of biosensor-survey ofSalmonella Contamination in foods, development of DNA probe, andcomparison of it with the EIA kit for rapid detection of Salmon-ella. “The research will be carried out at the Department of Food Scie-nce, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung in collaborationand through Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$4,834,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,234,000 and Councilof Agricultural will provide NT$2,600,000 to carry out the rese-arch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 6, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Dr.Hau-yang Tsen for the National Chung Hsing University, Drs. T. Y. Ku, Charles Y. T. Huang and Hsun Tu for the Council of Agricu-lture and Dr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the Am-erican Institute in Taiwan.Your signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry, S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-108Project No.: TW-FDA-1 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under U-nited S-tates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Ultrastructural and cytochemical ef-fects of gamma radiation on grass shrimps (Penaeus Monodon Fabr-icius), “The research will be carried out at the Division of Fo-od Science, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, H-sinchu in collaboration and through Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$3,840,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,590,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$1,250,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 6, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Ms.Yan-hwa Chu and Dr. jui-sen Yang for the Division of Food Scien-ce, Food Industry Research & Development Institute, Drs. T. Y.Ku, Charles Y. T. Huang and Hsun Tu for the Council of Agricult-ureSalmonella Contamination in foods, development of DNA probe, andcomparison of it with the EIA kit for rapid detection of Salmon-ella. “The research will be carried out at the Department of Fo-od Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung in collab-oration and through Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$4,834,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,234,000 and Councilof Agricultural will provide NT$2,600,000 to carry out the rese-arch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning Jul-y 1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 6, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Dr.Hau-yang Tsen for the National Chung Hsing University, Drs. T.Y. Ku, Charles Y. T. Huang and Hsun Tu for the Council of Agric-ulture and Dr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the A-merican Institute in Taiwan.Your signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely,Accepted : [Signed] Jerry, S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-108Project No.: TW-FDA-1 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Ultrastructural and cytochemical ef-fects of gamma radiation on grass shrimps (Penaeus Monodon Fabr-icius), “The research will be carried out at the Division of Fo-od Science, Food Industry Research and Development In- stitute,Hsinchu in collaboration and through Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$3,840,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,590,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$1,250,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 6, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Ms.Yan-hwa Chu and Dr. jui-sen Yang for the Division of Food Scien-ce, Food Industry Research & Development Institute, Drs. T. Y. Ku, Charles Y. T. Huang and Hsun Tu for the Council of Agricultu-re and Dr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the Ameri-can Institute in Taiwan.Your Signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-109 Project No.: TW-FS-18 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business DivisionCoordination Council forNorth American Affairs133, Po Ai RoadTaipei, TaiwanDear Mr. Wang :We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Marketing research of imported timb-er from the United States in Taiwan. “The research will be carried out at the Division of ForestryEconomics, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei in collab-oration and through Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$1,558,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$878,000 and Council ofAgriculture will provide NT$680,000 to carry out the research d-uring a period not to exceed two (2) years beginning July 1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the Project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 7, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Drs.I-an Jen and Jung-Lei Tang for the Taiwan Forestry Research Ins-titute, Drs. T. Y. Ku, Hsun Tu, Sherwin Rang and Tao Kiang forthe Council of Agriculture and Dr. jerry S. Walker and Ms. Glor-ia Yanosky for the American Institute in Taiwan.Your Signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely,Accepted :[Signed]Jerry S. WalkerProgram LeaderSpecial ForeignCurrency Program[Signed]James W. C. Wangchief, Business Div.Aug. 18, 1987Grant No.: FG-Ta-110Project No.: TW-FS-13 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Machining and gluing of high indens-ity harwoods. “The research will be carried out at the Division of Forest Util-ization, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei in collabor-ation and through Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$3,184,Q00. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,016,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$1,168,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually ag-reed upon during negotiations on August 7, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Drs.Jung-Lei Tang and I-an Jen for the Taiwan Forestry Research Ins-titute, Drs.T. Y. Ku, Hsun Tu, Sherwin Kang, Tao Kiang for the Council of A-griculture and Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the A-merican Institute in Taiwan.Your Signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-111Project No.: TW-AES-13 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Studies on the infe~ctious diseasesof cultured prawns. “The research will be carried out at the Institute of Fishery Bi-ology, National Taiwan University, Taipei in collaboration andthrough Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$4,443,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,048,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$2,395,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 11, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Dr. Shiu-Nan Chen for the National Taiwan University, Drs. HsunTu and Chen for the Council of Agriculture, Drs. Jaw-Kai Wang,Richard Carmichael, Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky forthe American Institute in Taiwan.Your Signature in the Space Pro- vided below is required to ind-icate your acceptance of this grant and your agree- ment to theattached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign AgriculturalResearch Grants. This letter when signed .and dated by you is authority to proceed with the project. Plea-se retain copy marked for you and return the executed originalwith attachments to the Chief of Agricultural Affairs Section,American Institute in Taiwan.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-112Project No.: TW-AES-14 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Protein requirements and digestionin cultured Penaeus naonodon. “The research will be carried out at the National Taiwan Collegeof Marine Science and Technology, Keelung and the National SunYat-Sen University, Koahsiung in Collaboration and through Coun-cil of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$7,570,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$4,340,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$3,230,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed five (5) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 6, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Drs.Bonnie Sun Pan and Shi-yen Shiau for the National Taiwan Collegeof Marine Science and Technology, Drs. T. Y. Ku, Hsun Tu, Changfor the Council of Agriculture and Dr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms.Gloria Yanosky for the American Institute in Taiwan.Your signature in the space provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely,Accepted :[Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-113Project No.: TW-ASE-18 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, ” Eperythrozoonosis in swine – diagn-osis, immunology, and control.The research will be carried out at the Animal Indu try ResearchInstitute, Taiwan Sugar Corporation in Collaboration and throughCouncil of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$4,604,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$1,952,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$2,652,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed three (3) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 8, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Dr.Frank S. Hsu for the Animal Industry Research Institute, TaiwanSugar Corporation, Drs. Marty W. T. Chang, Tracey Lin and HsunTu for the Council of Agriculture and Dr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the American Institute in Taiwan.Your signature in the space provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-114Project No.: TW-ARS-9 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates PublicLaw 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake a research pro-ject entitled, “Improvement of soybean oil stability at high te-mperature. “The research will be carried out at the Division of Food Science, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu incollaboration and through Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei,Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$6,895,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$3,314,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$3,581,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 6, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Ms.Yan-hwa Chu and Dr. Jui-sen Yang for the Division of Food Scien-ce, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Drs. T. Y.Ku, Hsun Tu and Charles Y. T. Huang for the Council of Agricult-ure and Dr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan.Your signature in the space provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Accepted : Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-115Project No.: TW-ARS-10 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake re-search project entitled, “Reduction of chilling injury in fruits. “The research will be carried out at the Department of Horticult-ure, National Taiwan University, Taipei in collaboration and th-rough Council of Agriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$2,661,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$1,634,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$1,027,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 10, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Drs.Tsu Tsuen Wang and Tzong-Shyan Lin for the National Taiwan Univ-ersity, Dr.Min-Tzo and Hsun Tu for the Council of Agriculture and Dr. JerryS. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the American Institute inTaiwan.Your signature in the space provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-116Project No,: TW-ARS-11 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Biological control of Rhizoctonia S-olani with minimal organic amendment. “The research will be carried out at the Department of Plant Pat-hology and Entomology, College of Agriculture, National TaiwanUniversity, Taipei in collaboration and through Council of Agri-culture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$1,471,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$988,000 and Council ofAgriculture will provide NT$483,000 to carry out the research d-uring a period not to exceed three (3) years beginning July 1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 7, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture. Present at negotiations were Dr. Tsai-young Chu-ang for the National Taiwan Uniuersity, Drs. Hsun Tu and Ching-wen Kao for the Council of Agriculture and Dr. Jerry S. Walkerand Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the American Institute in Taiwan.Your Signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No. :FG-Ta-117Project No. :TW-ARS-12 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang: We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Development of a standard Procedurefor sweet potato virus indexing.”The research will be carried out at the Asian Vegetable Researchand Development Center, Tainan and the National Chung Hsing Uni-versity, Taichung in collaboration and through Council of Agric-ulture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$4,848,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,704,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$2,144,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed four (4) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 10, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Dr.Paul Sun for the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center, Dr. Renjong Chiu for the National Chung Hsing University, Drs.T. Y. Ku, and Ching-wen Kao for the Council of Agriculture andDr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the American Ins-titute in Taiwan.Your Signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-118 Projec tNo.: TW-ARS-17 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan Dear Mr. Wang : We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Toxoplasmosis in swine – epidemiolo-gy, pathology, and vaccine development.”The research will be carried out at the National Institute of A-griculture, Pingtung in collaboration and through Council of Ag-riculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NTS5,287,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,392,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$2,895,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed five (5) years beginning July1, 1987.Present at negotiations were Dr. Gan-Nan Chang for the NationalInstitute of Agriculture, Drs. Tracey Lin an Marty Chang for theCouncil of Agriculture, Dr. Jerry S. Walker and Ms.Gloria Yanosky for the American Institute in Taiwan.Your Signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Accepted : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987 Grant No.: FG-Ta-119 Project No.: TW-AES-15 Mr. James W. C. Wang Chief Business Division Coordination Council for North American Affairs 133, Po Ai Road Taipei, Taiwan We are prepared to make a grant to your Council under United St-ates Public Law 480, 83rd Congress, as amended, to undertake aresearch project entitled, “Comparison of performance of Americ-an Brahman and Santa Gertrudis in southern Taiwan.”The research will be carried out at the Taiwan Livestock Resear-ch Institute, Ping-Tung in collaboration and through Council ofAgriculture (COA), Taipei, Taiwan.The amount of the grant shall not exceed NT$4,240,000. The Amer-ican Institute in Taiwan will provide NT$2,160,000 and Councilof Agriculture will provide NT$2,080,000 to carry out the resea-rch during a period not to exceed five (5) years beginning July1, 1987.The arrangements for carrying out the project were mutually agr-eed upon during negotiations on August 11, 1987, at the Councilof Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan. Present at negotiations were Dr.C. M. Hong and Mr. Shang-Hsiang Wen for the Taiwan Livestock Re-search Institute, Drs. Hsun Tu, Charles Cheng and Frank Chen forthe Council of Agriculture and Drs. Jerry S. Walker, Richard Ca-rmichael and Ms. Gloria Yanosky for the American Institute in T-aiwan.Your Signature in the Space Provided below is required to indic-ate your acceptance of this grant and your agreement to the att-ached General Provisions Applicable to Foreign Agricultural Res-earch Grants. This letter when signed and dated by you is autho-rity to proceed with the project. Please retain copy marked foryou and return the executed original with attachments to the Ch-ief of Agricultural Affairs Section, American Institute in Taiw-an.Sincerely, Dear Mr. Wang : [Signed] Jerry S. Walker Program Leader Accepted : Special Foreign Currency Program [Signed] James W. C. Wang Chief, Business Div. Aug. 18, 1987