Technologies and Production Methods Divison (NTPMD)
coordinating activities in the area of new technnology related to trade in
agricultural products. NTPMD serves as the primary FAS contact point for all
biotechnology issues including development and implementation of U.S.
regulations, market access issues, implementation of foreign regulations,
WTO Committees, technical capacity building, and international organizations
and agreements. NTPMD is also responsible for coordinating with appropriate
officials in the Agency, Department, other agencies and the trade to
formulate appropriate United States Government bilateral and multilateral
trade policy responses to issues. It also represents FAS/USDA interests at
various bilateral and multilateral meetings and bilateral trade
consultations as appropriate.
Biotechnology and U.S. Agricultural Trade
New Technologies and Production Methods Divison Staff Responsibilities Chart
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