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October 5, 2021
USDA Program Brings Ag Educators to Ghanaian Classrooms
In honor of World Teachers’ Day, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is celebrating some of our fellowship recipients who are teaching agricultural education in Ghana and helping shape the minds of tomorrow’s agricultural producers, entrepreneurs, and global leaders.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky led a successful trade mission to West Africa, October 28-31, where he helped U.S. exporters unlock new opportunities in the region and advocated for the Administration’s Prosper Africa initiative...
December 7, 2017
Faculty Exchange Fosters U.S-Africa Collaboration
During the fall 2017 semester, the FAS Faculty Exchange Program hosted 14 veterinarians from universities in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania. Over the course of four months, the academics collaborated with faculty mentors in the veterinary...
November 2, 2017
Pioneering Export Markets with the Cochran Fellowship Program
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...
September 15, 2016
Borlaug Fellow Puts Training to Use to Help Farmers Back Home in Ghana
Researcher and Borlaug Fellow Issah Sugri (right) working with peanut farmers in Ghana to address aflatoxin issues. (Photo courtesy of Issah Sugri) By Jim Suits, International Program Specialist, FAS Office of Capacity Building and Development Issah...
February 16, 2016
School Meals to Help Build Ivory Coast’s Future
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...
August 22, 2014
Borlaug Program Fosters Global Collaboration at Ohio State
The Foreign Agricultural Service partners with land grant universities and other research institutions to provide training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists and policymakers from developing countries through the Norman E. Borlaug...
August 27, 2012
FAS Partners With Nigeria for Food Safety
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is working with the Nigerian government to help the country ensure its exported and imported food stays safe from farm to fork. The training is part of FAS capacity-building efforts that support the African...