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).
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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 U.S. Soybean Export Council, (USSEC) under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, organized the Fourth Regional....
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Egypt: Egypt Announces Decision to Import Paddy Rice

On June 5, 2018, Egypt’s government announced a decision to import rice (milled, paddy, cargo) to help meet market demand.
Under the auspices of the Government of Egypt, the Food and Agriculture Organization in cooperation with the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development organized....
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.
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...
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South Africa: Cochran Success Story

In FY2014 FAS/Pretoria sent eight South Africans from the public and private sectors to participate in a Farm Management training course through the USDA Cochran Fellowship Program.