The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service announced today $39 million has been allocated for 67
These fiscal year 2006 allocations will be administered under the Foreign Agricultural Service's Market Access Program. The MAP uses funds from USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation to share the costs of overseas marketing and promotional activities with
USDA also released a statement that allocations would be administered under three FAS programs: the Foreign Market Development cooperator program, the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops program, and the Quality Samples Program.
"Developing overseas markets is critical to American agriculture," says Johanns. "These programs support
The FMD Cooperator program establishes trade promotion partnerships with nonprofit
For more information on these programs, call the FAS Marketing Operations Staff at (202) 720-4327 or visit the FAS Web site at http://www.fas.usda.gov/mos/marketdev.asp.