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In the year since it launched, the Global Methane Pledge has generated unprecedented momentum for methane action.
At the 2022 UN Climate Conference, Secretary Vilsack highlighted USDA's initiatives and investments in climate-smart agriculture, noting that global food security depends upon the ability of farmers worldwide to increase productivity while strengthening climate resilience and minimizing climate impacts.
Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh traveled to Bali Sept. 27-29 to attend the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting, making the case for joint action on food security, climate, agricultural innovation, sustainable productivity growth, and closer global integration through trade.
USDA will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes of migration in Central America.
FAS is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries.
On September 12, 2022, President Biden issued the Executive Order on Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation for a Sustainable, Safe, and Secure American Bioeconomy, calling for increased international cooperation to advance the use...
The Inflation Reduction Act makes historic investments in America’s future, including the most aggressive action the U.S. government has ever taken to confront the climate crisis.
June 17, 2022
Fact Sheet

Global Fertilizer Challenge

The Global Fertilizer Challenge will support innovative research, demonstrations, and training to help countries with high fertilizer usage and loss adopt efficient nutrient management and alternative fertilizers and cropping systems.
Secretary Vilsack and Mexico Agriculture Secretary Victor Villalobos met this week to continue cooperation on shared priorities including open trade, science-based policy making, and sustainable and climate-smart agricultural production.
The following post was originally published on AgriLinks, part of the U.S. Government's Feed the Future initiative that addresses the root causes of hunger, poverty and undernutrition, and establishes a lasting foundation for change. It was authored...
At the first AIM for Climate ministerial meeting in Dubai, Secretary Vilsack called on AIM for Climate partners to continue on their ambitious path towards addressing global climate change and hunger challenges.
From February 18-22, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to lead a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission and hold events focused on the United States’ commitment to working with international partners to combat climate change.