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USDA will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes of migration in Central America.
USDA will invest $220 million in eight new school feeding projects that are expected to benefit more than a million children across 2,200 schools in food-insecure countries in Africa and East Asia, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today.
FAS is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for its first-ever agricultural trade mission to Madrid, Spain, on Nov. 29 – Dec. 2.
FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley announced that FAS will be unable to publish weekly export sales data on Thursday, Sept. 1 or Thursday, Sept. 8, but expects to resume regular reporting on Thursday, Sept. 15.
Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, and the United States issued a joint statement following the conclusion of the 2022 APEC Food Security Ministers Meeting hosted by Thailand.
FAS encountered challenges with the dissemination and quality of today's weekly export sales data and is therefore retracting the information disseminated earlier today and taking the reporting system offline until the problems can be addressed.
A new FAS fellowship program provides a path for outstanding students, particularly those from minority groups historically under-represented at USDA, to pursue careers in the Foreign Service.
USDA is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Nairobi, Kenya, and Zanzibar, Tanzania, Oct. 31-Nov. 4.
July 20, 2022
News Release

Export Sales to China

Private exporters reported sales of 136,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during the MY 2022/2023.
FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley arrived in Manila today to launch a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to help foster stronger ties and build economic partnerships between the United States and the Philippines.
The daily export sale announced by FAS this morning is withdrawn based on updated information received from the exporter. FAS-ESR-068-22 had reported the sale of 133,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to China during the 2022/2023 marketing year.