USDA's FY 2016 investment in two international food assistance programs will benefit more than 6.1 million vulnerable people worldwide.
A Mozambican family applies sorting techniques during cashew harvest. Prior to its decades-long civil war, Mozambique was the world’s largest cashew producing country at 240,000 tons per year and processed approximately half of all global production...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2016 Food for Progress Program, which helps developing countries and emerging democracies modernize and strengthen their agricultural sectors. U.S. agricultural commodities...
Standing next to her healthy oxen, Grace Opono explains how new conservation techniques have doubled her maize yield over just two seasons. She is also earning a second income by providing tilling services to neighbors with her oxen. She tells me she...
Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service today announced funding for seven international projects through the 2014 Food for Progress Program...
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...
Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden will lead a trade mission to promote U.S. agricultural trade...
By Michael Scuse, USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services USDA’s food assistance and development programs serve a dual purpose: to meet the immediate needs of hungry people, and to show their countries how to rejuvenate their...
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...
Sabado Josè Maria, a former crop farmer in Mozambique, has more than doubled his income thanks to support and training he received in a USDA-funded Land O’Lakes dairy project. A partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Land O...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will award more than $346 million in international assistance grants, which...