United Nations

FAS represents the United States at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Rome, Italy. Along with the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development, FAS works to advance U.S. policies and support the efforts of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP), focusing on areas including emergency food assistance, sustainable agricultural development, and food safety standards.

Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Mexico: 2016 International Year of Pulses

To build upon the global efforts of the FAO, USDA’s Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) in Mexico City, in coordination with the U.S. Dry Bean Council and the U.S. Dry Pea and Lentil Council...

News and Features

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.
The Agriculture Innovation Mission (AIM) for Climate will increase and accelerate global innovation research and development on agriculture and food systems in support of climate action.

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