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It's been a busy fall for the FAS Cochran Fellowship Program. In September and October 2017, more than 200 Cochran Fellows from 32 countries traveled to the United States to enhance their knowledge and technical skills. The fellows, many of them...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2018 Borlaug Global Cocoa Initiative Fellowships. Fellows will work with a mentor at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service or a U.S. university for up to 12 weeks on research...
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.
At a new FAS-supported laboratory in Islamabad, Pakistan, scientists will conduct research to help local farmers control harmful insects, reduce their chemical use, and create a safer food supply for Pakistanis. FAS provided technical assistance and...
The first U.S. dairy cattle shipped to Pakistan in 17 years are loaded onto trucks for their journey to the FAS-supported demonstration farm at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences near Lahore. U.S. dairy cows are back in Pakistan for the...
Marie Juslene Pelerin (in white), principal of Haiti’s National School of Ganthier, shows the preparation of a school meal to U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Peter Mulrean (to her right) and FAS Administrator Phil Karsting (far right). During a recent trip...
Students like these in the Ivory Coast will soon enjoy school meals provided by FAS McGovern–Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. By Adel Sarkozi, West Africa Regional Communication Officer, World Food Programme ABIDJAN...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the World Cocoa Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2016 Global Cocoa Initiative under the auspices of the Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology...
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 2016 Food for Progress Program, which helps developing countries and emerging democracies modernize and strengthen their agricultural sectors. U.S. agricultural commodities...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the World Cocoa Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2015 Global Cocoa Initiative under the auspices of the Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology...