Fellowships and Exchanges

FAS invests in the future of developing countries by helping them strengthen their agricultural institutions and regulatory systems, encouraging compliance with international norms and fostering an environment conducive to agricultural growth.

FAS-sponsored fellowship and exchange programs enable international researchers, policymakers and agricultural specialists to work alongside their U.S. counterparts, acquiring knowledge and skills to help build their countries' agricultural sectors.

Data & Analysis

March 18, 2019
This coming summer, the Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) in Shenyang will lead its first Cochran team to Alaska and Seattle to explore the breadth and depth of the Pacific Northwest’s fishing....
March 30, 2018
Infographic relating some of the highlights from more than 40 years of the Cochran Program.
July 11, 2016
FAS Quito coordinated and supported the April 18, 2016 visit to Ecuador of University of Georgia (UGA) rural extension service specialists.
July 31, 2015
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.