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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.
Since fiscal year (FY) 2012, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation...
FAS Amman in cooperation with the U.S. Grains Council and the Amman Chamber of Commerce organized on April 22-26, 2018, a first of its kind grains inspection and sampling workshop.
Jordan is replacing its bread subsidy program with targeted supports starting February 1, 2018.
On August 29, 2017, Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hazim El-Naser and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Eng. Imad Fakhoury, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry....
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.
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Ecuador: FAS Quito Jumpstarts Extension Cooperation

FAS Quito coordinated and supported the April 18, 2016 visit to Ecuador of University of Georgia (UGA) rural extension service specialists.
For Peru the 2015-16 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) weather phenomena came in weaker than anticipated.