36911 - April 2006 Who We Are April 2006 Who We Are USDA's...

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April 2006
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April 2006 Who We Are
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April 2006 Who We Are USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service Chartered in 1953 Part of USDA’s Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS) mission area
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April 2006 USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service Plays crucial role in promoting the prosperity of the U.S. food and agriculture sector Shares mission area with sister agencies Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) Supports international economic development and trade capacity Who We Are
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April 2006 Who We Are USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service A small agency with a global mission and a global presence Agency budget of $152 million supports USDA programs worth $6.3 billion
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April 2006 Who We Are USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service Staff includes about 750 people stationed in Washington, DC, and more than 100 people at U.S. embassies and trade offices covering more than 140 countries around the world
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April 2006 What We Do
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April 2006 What We Do Represent U.S. agriculture abroad to preserve, develop and expand markets for U.S. agricultural exports
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April 2006 What We Do Collect and analyze production and trade data, and prepare forecasts that assess export marketing opportunities
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April 2006 What We Do Foster long-term economic growth and food security in lower-income nations
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April 2006 What We Do Consult and collaborate with USTR to negotiate the agricultural portions of trade agreements with trading partners
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April 2006 What We Do Monitor and enforce trade agreements
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April 2006 What We Do Provide food aid through various programs to help needy people around the world
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April 2006 What We Do Support international science and technology capacity building and other research collaboration among countries
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April 2006 What We Do Protect and advance U.S. agricultural interests by keeping U.S. policy views before the international community in organizations, such as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Inter- American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) (IICA)
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April 2006 What We Do Build the trade capacity of developing trading partners to enhance local, regional and global trade
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