The Market Access Program (MAP),
formerly the Market Promotion Program, uses funds from the U.S.
Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation
(CCC) to help U.S. producers, exporters, private companies, and
other trade organizations finance promotional activities for U.S.
agricultural products. The MAP encourages the development,
maintenance, and expansion of commercial export markets for
agricultural commodities. Activities financed include consumer
promotions, market research, technical assistance, and trade
Compliance Review Guide (.pdf)
guide provides instructions and FAS staff information for
the financial and compliance review of a Market Access
Program (MAP) participant.
Study of Selected Export Market
Promotion and Export Subsidy Activities of Major U.S.
Competitors in 2002
U.S. Market Development Program Participants/Cooperators
(U.S. Headquarters and Foreign Offices)
Where to get
information: To submit a MAP proposal or to find out how
to do so, contact the Programs Operations Division on (202)
720-4327 or at AG Box 1042, USDA, Washington DC 20250-1042.