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Cochran Fellowship for agricultural professionals, through the USDA

The US Embassy Tbilisi is pleased to announce the opening of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Cochran Fellowship Program (CFP) competition for short-term (2-3 weeks) training in the U.S. for senior and mid-level agriculturists, managers, and administrators concerned with agricultural development, trade, agribusiness management and marketing from the public and private sectors.  CFP is part of the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, Office of Capacity Building and Development, Trade and Scientific Exchanges Division.

Program objectives are to assist Georgia to develop agricultural systems necessary to meet the food needs of its domestic populations; and to strengthen and enhance trade linkages with the United States and other countries.

Priority topic for 2022 will be the U.S. Seafood Products Awareness and Marketing:

Important note:

Please use attached application form and note that online applications will Not be accepted.

Deadline for submitting an application to the US Embassy is April 15, 2022, 5:00pm.

For further information please contact USDA representation in Georgia at tbilisiusda@state.gov