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A number of the Philippines’ top agricultural leaders share a common bond: They are alumni of USDA’s Cochran Fellowship Program. They came together during the FAS trade mission in Manila last month to discuss how their fellowships have shaped their careers and the future agriculture in the Phillipines.
FAS was proud to lead USDA’s international efforts during 2021 to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture, address the climate crisis, promote nutrition and food security, and advance equity and diversity.
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.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2020 – Despite the challenges 2020 brought, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) continued to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s pursuit of global trade opportunities for American agriculture, successfully delivering on...
Contact: FAS Public Affairs Phone: (202) 720-7115 Email: press@fas.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2017 – International trade was once again an engine for economic growth in rural America in 2017, with U.S. farm and food exports reaching $140.5 billion...
By Desiree Thomas, International Program Specialist, FAS Office of Capacity Building and Development Tucked away outside of the hustle and bustle of Istanbul’s vibrant sites, historical landmarks and beautiful structures is a family-owned leather...
Thai lumber company executives (including Opas Panitchewakul, Pracha Thawornjira, Jaroonsak Cheewatammanon, Khomwit Boonthamrongkit and Wasant Sonchaiwanich) tour the Mauvila Timber distribution warehouse in Loxly, Ala., with Lane Merchant (left)...
Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden will lead a trade mission to promote U.S. agricultural trade...
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...
Acting Administrator Suzanne Heinen will represent USDA at the 10th annual U.S.-Sub-Saharan African Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum in Lusaka, Zambia, from June 9-10, 2011.