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Food for Progress Program – FY 2022 Report to Congress

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack today announced the United States is investing $455 million to strengthen global food security and international capacity-building efforts.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Santiago, Chile.
For FY 2023, USDA anticipates awarding up to $224 million in new McGovern-Dole cooperative agreements. USDA has identified the following as priority countries for FY 2023: Cameroon, Haiti, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, and Togo.
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

USDA will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes of migration in Central America.
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Nigeria and China

Private exporters reported the following activity: 132,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during MY 2022/2023 and 120,000 MT of hard red winter wheat for delivery to Nigeria - 60,000 MT is for delivery during MY 2021/2022 and 60,000 MT is for delivery during MY 2022/2023.
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2020 Report to Congress

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 136,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2020/2021 marketing year; Export sales of 163,290...
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – 2019 Report to Congress

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to early and mid-career...
Seven USDA-led Agricultural Trade Missions are scheduled for next year in continuing efforts to increase export opportunities. USDA Radio’s Rod Bain talks to Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney about the 2020 trade...