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

July 19, 2016
On July 8, 2016, the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries notified requirements for poultry and poultry product imports from countries reporting an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic...
July 11, 2016
Peru’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation held events on June 14 and June 22, 2016 reviewing progress made during the administration of President Ollanta Humala (2011-16).
July 11, 2016
The 2015-16 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) weather phenomena, although weaker than originally anticipated, delayed Peru’s avocado harvest.
July 11, 2016
Demand for quinoa by health conscious consumers in the United States, Canada and Western Europe has driven the price of this Andean grain up three-fold in recent years.