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Throughout 2021, FAS was proud to support USDA's efforts to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture, to address the climate crisis, and to promote nutrition and food security.
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...
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...
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack met with Haiti's Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, Thomas Jacques, March 4 to emphasize USDA's ongoing commitment to help the Haitian agricultural sector recover from the...
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...