Food Security

FAS leads USDA’s efforts to help developing countries improve their agricultural systems and build their trade capacity. The agency also administers food assistance programs that benefit people in need around the world.

FAS’s food security programs are a key component of Feed the Future, the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Data & Analysis

February 15, 2016
The US Department of Agriculture is working in partnership with the United Nations World Food Program to provide school feeding assistance to more than 260,000 students in Ethiopia.
January 28, 2016
The Government of India (GOI) reported a detection of the H5N1 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in January 2016 to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
January 28, 2016
On January 20, 2016, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) issued the 190th Conference for the Promotion of Food Import Facilitation report.
January 22, 2016
Under USDA’s Food for Progress Program, USDA and ACDI/VOCA are working together to support the development of Ethiopia’s livestock feed sector...