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...
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...
Photo: Bev Flaten, of JM Grain, shows Tom Vajda, the U.S. Consul General for Mumbai, products she is showcasing at the Annapoorna World of Food India trade show. Adam Branson, Senior Attaché, Office of Agricultural Affairs, Mumbai, India Breaking...
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...
To mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the “Father of the Green Revolution,” Dr. Norman Borlaug, Congressional leaders dedicated a statue of Borlaug in the National Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol this spring. While those festivities were...
U.S. and Pakistan Celebrate Dr. Norman E. Borlaug and 50 years of Agriculture Partnership
Spring is here and brings with it many fresh healthy foods, including blueberries. Known for their antioxidants, vitamins and fiber, blueberries are a healthy option that is becoming more popular around the world and the U.S. blueberry industry is...