Cold Chain Improvement Program for Perishable Foods: Provides training and technical assistance to stimulate local and foreign demand for perishable food products handled within the cold chain. By educating and assisting market constituents on proper practices and key linkages for port refrigeration through retail display, the quality and profitability of food merchandising is enhanced.
Agricultural Biotechnology Training and Technical Assistance Program: Helps improve local understanding of the issues surrounding agricultural biotechnology and fosters a more balanced discussion while improving trade ties. Designed to assure that science-based, user-friendly information on agricultural biotechnology is available to key stakeholders in emerging markets.
WTO and Agricultural Trade Policy Training: Provides intensive programs for policymakers and their advisors on key agricultural issues pertaining to WTO accession, commitments, and compliance, as well as critical agricultural and trade policy developments. It is a successful tool in educating U.S. trade partners from emerging markets and benefits U.S. bilateral agricultural trade relations through an improved understanding of the technical issues.
Agribusiness Investment Missions: Informs U.S. companies of overseas opportunities and matches them with potentially promising firms. U.S. agribusiness benefits from increased sales and stockholder value, while the receiving country gains through new investment in capital, technology transfer, improved business management, and increased job opportunities.
Food Safety Programs: Improves understanding and appreciation for the U.S. food safety regulatory system and assists in assessments of critical issues relating to the development, implementation and enforcement of host country food safety regulations.
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