Mexican Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Victor Villalobos and United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued a joint statement at the conclusion of their bilateral meeting in Ames, Iowa, today.
August 24, 2021
Stakeholder Notice

UN Food Systems Summit Listening Session

The U.S. government will host an informal, virtual listening session on Sept. 3 to solicit stakeholder input in advance of the UN Food Systems Summit, which takes place Sept. 23.
Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh led the U.S. delegation to the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome July 26-28, working to build coalitions and consensus around prioriites including food security and nutrition, climate change, and equity and inclusion.
In the leadup to the United Nations Food Systems Summit, U.S. government officials took part in the Pre-Summit Ministerial meeting in Rome July 26-28, building coalitions and seeking solutions to end hunger and poverty and build more sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems.
As head of the United States delegation to the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit Ministerial in Rome, Deputy Agriculture Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh delivered the U.S. National Statement.
Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh will lead the U.S. delegation to the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome July 26-28, working to build coalitions and consensus around priorities including food security and nutrition, climate change, and equity and inclusion.
Led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United States is joining a global coalition focused on improving the nutrition, health, and education of vulnerable children and adolescents worldwide.
In his remarks to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Secretary Vilsack emphasized the U.S. commitment to climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices, science-based rulemaking, and collaboration on addressing global food insecurity.
March 10, 2021
Stakeholder Notice

USDA Webinar on the UN Food Systems Summit

UN Food Systems Summit: USDA Webinar on Opportunities for U.S. Engagement In September 2021, the United Nations will convene a Food Systems Summit with the objective of launching bold new actions to build healthier, more sustainable and equitable...
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...
On November 2, 2020, USDA's Economic Research Service released a report looking at the potential economic and related impacts of the European Commission’s proposed Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies. Economic and Food Security Impacts of...
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...