Food Security

FAS leads USDA’s efforts to help developing countries improve their agricultural systems and build their trade capacity. The agency also administers food assistance programs that benefit people in need around the world.

Data & Analysis

June 19, 2018
On June 5, 2018, Egypt’s government announced a decision to import rice (milled, paddy, cargo) to help meet market demand.
June 1, 2018
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.
May 9, 2018
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast a near normal Southwest Monsoon for 2018 suggesting that June to September rainfall is likely to be 97 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA).
April 10, 2018
On April 1, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued its temperature outlook for April to June 2018.