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We receive research proposals in confidence and are committed to protecting the confidentiality of their contents through the Non-Disclosure Agreements.
The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) receives proposals in confidence and is responsible for protecting the confidentiality of their contents. In addition, FFAR keeps the identity of reviewers confidential to the greatest extent possible.
This document outlines FFAR’s policy related to the confidentiality of information disclosed to Advisory Council or Peer Review Panel members during FFAR’s proposal review and research and development process.
FFAR’s policy prohibits a Council member or reviewer from, among other actions, either during or after the review process:
FFAR may take necessary steps in response to a violation of the above policy to preserve the integrity of the Foundation’s review process. This includes, without limitation, terminating an Advisory Council or Peer Review Panel member’s relationship with FFAR and/or potential legal action to include paying for financial damages and related costs.
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