The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $248 million in 10 new school feeding projects expected to benefit more than a million children worldwide, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Jewel Bronaugh announced today.
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.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking public input on opportunities and challenges that affect the successful implementation of international school feeding programs, in particular the McGovern-Dole...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) will host a listening session Friday, March 22, to solicit input from stakeholders with an interest in...
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...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development will host the International Food Assistance and Food Security Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, October 10-11. The conference, to be held in conjunction with World...
Contact: FAS Public Affairs (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2016–The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will host the International Food Assistance and Food Security Conference in Des...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development will host the International Food Assistance and Food Security Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, October 10-11. The conference, to be held in conjunction with World...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, July 20, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released the following statement on S.1252, the Global Food Security Act of 2016, signed by President Obama today: "Agriculture's...
Contact: FAS Food Assistance Division (202) 720-4221 WASHINGTON, July 14, 2016–The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for projects to be funded in fiscal year 2016 under the Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP)...
USDA's FY 2016 investment in two international food assistance programs will benefit more than 6.1 million vulnerable people worldwide.
Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 ACCRA, Ghana, Nov. 17, 2015–Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden and Ghanaian Minister of Food and Agriculture Fifi Kwetey will announce two Food for Progress agreements today to support...