Angola is facing its most severe drought in the last 40 years, impacting the food security of 1.6 million people in southern Angola, including more than 110,000 children under the age of five who are facing acute malnutrition, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: FAS Accra Regional Ag Developments

This quarterly publication provides a summary of local and regional developments relevant to U.S. food and agricultural trade covering Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently hosted five Ethiopian food companies on a two day mission to Kampala to learn from a leading Ugandan food processor about producing and marketing...
The Government of Ethiopia and international partners continue to work together to respond to the drought-related humanitarian needs.
Dr. Gregory L. Parham, USDA’s Assistant Secretary for Administration, recently visited Ethiopia where he opened the 3rd Pan African Conference on SPS Risk Analysis.
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).
The 2015-16 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) weather phenomena, although weaker than originally anticipated, delayed Peru’s avocado harvest.
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Peru: Peru Quinoa Price Fluctuation

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.
For Peru the 2015-16 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) weather phenomena came in weaker than anticipated.
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.
Under USDA’s Food for Progress Program, USDA and ACDI/VOCA are working together to support the development of Ethiopia’s livestock feed sector...
Post organized the training schedule for a 12 member delegation from Pakistan who were part of a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funded capacity development program in South Africa...