While in Kenya, Ambassador Cindy McCain saw how USDA’s McGovern-Dole Program has helped boost food security and educational opportunities for vulnerable children and families.
FAS is soliciting proposals for projects to be funded in fiscal year 2017 through the Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program (LRP). Through the LRP, FAS partners with private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, and the World Food Program...
Peter Mumo of Kenya meets with Amy Harding, deputy director of the FAS Food Assistance Division, in Washington. (Photo Credit: Steve Taravella, United Nations World Food Program) As a young boy in eastern Kenya, Peter Mumo faced a life of poverty...
Contact: FAS Food Assistance Division (202) 720-4221 WASHINGTON, July 14, 2016–The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for projects to be funded in fiscal year 2016 under the Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP)...
USDA's FY 2016 investment in two international food assistance programs will benefit more than 6.1 million vulnerable people worldwide.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2016 McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, which helps support education, child development and food security in low-income, food-deficit countries...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2015 McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, which helps support education, child development and food security in low-income, food-deficit countries...
U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec visited Mathare Primary School to celebrate 10 years of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) support for school feeding and to honor the 50 years of relations between Kenya and the United States.
Contact: FAS Food Assistance Division, (202) 720-4221 WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that the fiscal year 2013 Food for Progress and McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child...
By Kate Snipes, Agricultural Counselor, U.S. Embassy, Nairobi On Feb. 21, newly confirmed U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec visited the Stara Rescue Center, a school and orphanage located in Africa’s largest urban slum of Kibera, Nairobi. He...
Contact: FAS Food Assistance Division, (202) 720-4221 WASHINGTON, April 2, 2012 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that international food assistance in fiscal year 2012 will benefit more than 9.7 million people worldwide...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2011–Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is investing more than $8.5 million to help six organizations develop improved food aid products under the Micronutrient-Fortified Food Aid Products Pilot Program...