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USDA will invest $220 million in eight new school feeding projects that are expected to benefit more than a million children across 2,200 schools in food-insecure countries in Africa and East Asia, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $248 million in 10 new school feeding projects expected to benefit more than a million children worldwide, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Jewel Bronaugh announced today.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting fiscal year 2021 applications for the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, which helps support education, child development and food...
Preliminary Results from Southern Africa Ag Trade Mission USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney said during a media call-back from Cape Town, South Africa, that the Southern Africa trade mission appears to be...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-711 WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney will lead a trade mission to Southern Africa Oct. 29-Nov. 2, joined by U.S...
FAS is soliciting proposals for projects to be funded in fiscal year 2017 through the Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program (LRP). Through the LRP, FAS partners with private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, and the World Food Program...
Contact: FAS Food Assistance Division (202) 720-4221 WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 2015—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today announced that six agricultural development projects supported through the Food for Progress...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2015 Food for Progress Program, which helps developing countries and emerging democracies modernize and strengthen their agricultural sectors. U.S. agricultural commodities...
Entrepreneur and horticulturalist Steve Jones was on a Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) agricultural trade mission to Madagascar in 2006 when he first began thinking about how modern plant propagation techniques might help struggling East African...
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...