The CIATDRT is a center in the State of Florida’s Institutes and Centers Program.
It was established in academic year 2000-01 with a mission to provide training, research,
and development assistance to public and private international organizations, particularly
in the areas of: sustainable agriculture, small enterprise development, marketing,
export enhancement, and international trade to improve the food security and economic
status of limited resourced people globally.
Through the combined programs of the OIAP and the CIATDRT, the CAFS continues to build
on a 50-year international agriculture tradition of “Excellence with Caring.”