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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.
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...
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...
One of the keys to unlocking the potential of Ethiopia’s livestock sector is increasing the availability and quality of animal feed. For the last seven years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has sought to address these two major constraints...
Leading his first international trade mission Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017, Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney was joined by more than 50 U.S. agricultural leaders eager to explore potential trade opportunities in Mumbai...
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...
American Food Festival promotional displays welcomed Sri Lankan shoppers at 57 Keells Super store locations. For one Sri Lankan entrepreneur, participation in the Foreign Agricultural Service’s (FAS) Cochran Fellowship Program provided the training...
Photo: Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Alexis Taylor and Consul General Tom Vajda for the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai kickoff the Taste of America celebration at the Foodhall store in Mumbai, India. Through its...
A parent volunteer uses USDA-supplied corn-soy blend to prepare a nutritious porridge for school children in eastern Ethiopia. With Ethiopia facing its most devastating drought in decades, a school feeding project supported by the McGovern-Dole...
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...
The United Nations World Food Programme will distribute three million nutritionally fortified cereal bars in Nepal to help support people left without food in the aftermath of the recent earthquake. The high-energy biscuits were provided with the...