Embassy Science Fellows Program

The Embassy Science Fellows Program places USDA scientists at American embassies overseas to provide expertise, advice, and assistance with issues relating to the environment, science, technology, and health. Since the program’s inception in 2002, FAS has sponsored more than 40 fellows in 25 countries to work in areas of strategic importance to USDA, including trade capacity building, biotechnology, food safety, animal health, and sanitary/phytosanitary issues.

Programs in Action

Beginning July 23, all eyes will be on Japan as it hosts the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. For me, this summer’s Olympics is the perfect blend of things that I’m passionate about – there’s cycling, there’s an international governing body...
As we recognize World Food Safety Day, we celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Food Safety Network (FSN), a partnership between USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the U.S. Food...

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