Friday, February 6, 2009


NBAF stands for the National Bio-Agro Defense Facility, a part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This facility would research and develop solutions to some of the world's most complex human and animal diseases. Your Kansas government officials have worked hard to bring this facility home to Manhattan, Kansas in hopes that it would create jobs and economic growth. Kansas was selected out of five finalists to become host to this research based facility.

Read more about this new facility at and

Why the need for a new facility?

What would be studied at NBAF:

What will it look like?

Read about safety issues addressed for this facility: and

Environmental impact of NBAF:

Read more about the final decision at

Task force who worked to bring it to Kansas:

This effort was supported by the Kansas Bioscience Authority, Governor Sebelius and Senator Pat Roberts

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