At meetings and events throughout the COP26 in Glasgow, Secretary Vilsack highlighted USDA partnerships and initiatives that put agriculture, forestry and rural communities at the center of global solutions to the climate crisis.
The Collaboration Platform on Agriculture is the first real opportunity in almost a decade for the United States and European Union to work in partnership to ensure a sustainable, climate-smart future for agriculture.
President Biden and leaders from the United Arab Emirate officially launched the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) on Nov. 2 at COP26 in Glasgow.
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.
The Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate now has the support of 30 nations, as well as the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the United Kingdom’s COP26 Presidency
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined agriculture ministers from the rest of the G20 in Florence Sept. 16-18, 2021, to discuss sustainable solutions to the global challenges facing agriculture
Secretary Vilsack today called on the agriculture leaders of the G20 to come together to end hunger and poverty, combat climate change. and build more sustainable, equitable, and resilient food systems.
Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting in Italy this week, reaffirming the United States’ commitment to international engagement on agriculture and making the case for joint action on climate, food security, innovation, and closer global integration through trade.
The USDA quarterly trade forecast released August 26 projects FY 2021 and 2022 U.S. farm exports at record levels.
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.