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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.
In honor of National Hot Sauce Day, USDA-FAS is celebrating a category of U.S. food exports that come in small packages but pack a lot of flavors and often heat – condiments and sauces. In 2021, the export of U.S.-made condiments and sauces was valued at $2 billion.
January 4, 2023
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

FAS is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries.
September 9, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Taiwan

Private exporters reported sales of 104,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to Taiwan during MY 2022/2023.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh administered the oath of office today to 14 USDA employees who will serve American agriculture internationally as members of the Foreign Service.
June 17, 2022
Fact Sheet

Global Fertilizer Challenge

The Global Fertilizer Challenge will support innovative research, demonstrations, and training to help countries with high fertilizer usage and loss adopt efficient nutrient management and alternative fertilizers and cropping systems.
June 2, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Pakistan

Private exporters reported sales of 352,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to Pakistan - 55,000 MT for delivery during MY 2021/2022 and 297,000 MT for delivery during MY 2022/2023.
Secretary Vilsack traveled Germany and Poland to engage with world leaders on food security, sustainability, and other key issues.
USDA and USAID intend to draw down entire Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust to respond to global food insecurity
The G7 Agriculture Ministers met virtually on March 11 to response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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.