All Programs

Reserve funding to help ensure that the United States can respond to emergency food needs worldwide.
Provides English-language instruction and places students from developing countries in Master's degree programs at U.S. land grant universities.
Offers mentoring and training to researchers and policymakers from developing countries to help promote food security and economic growth.
A pilot program to evaluate the effectiveness of purchasing emergency food aid locally rather than shipping it from the United States.
Provides short-term, U.S.-based training opportunities to agricultural professionals from developing and middle-income countries
Helps finance activities to market and promote U.S. agricultural commodities and products worldwide.
Import licensing is one of the tools FAS uses to administer the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) system for U.S. imports of dairy products.
Supports projects around the world to reduce hunger and improve literacy and primary education, especially for girls.
Places U.S. scientists at American embassies abroad to provide expertise on issues relating to the environment, science, technology and health.
Helps U.S. organizations provide small samples of their agricultural products to potential customers overseas.
Provides funding for technical assistance activities to promote exports of U.S. agricultural commodities to emerging markets worldwide.
Supports collaboration between teams of scientific and technical experts from the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Guarantees repayment when U.S. banks extend credit to foreign banks to finance sales of U.S. agricultural products.
Supports joint research, education and extension projects between U.S. and international agricultural professionals.
Monitors U.S. agricultural export sales to ensure widespread access to up-to-date market information.
U.S. imports of sugar are controlled by a system of tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) with annual quota volumes established by USDA.
Provides semester-long U.S. training opportunities to university-level agricultural educators from developing countries.
Funds projects that address sanitary, phytosanitary and technical barriers that prohibit or threaten the export of U.S. specialty crops.
Provides for the donation of U.S. commodities to developing countries committed to expanding free enterprise in the agricultural sector.
Enables foreign researchers to collaborate with scientists from the Agricultural Research Service and other USDA agencies.
Provides cooperator organizations with cost-share funding for activities that build international demand for U.S. agricultural commodities.