Food For Progress Highlights U.S.—Georgian Cooperation for a Stronger Economy

In continuation of the U.S. commitment to supporting Georgia through expert partnerships that build a sustainable, diverse economy, the ships Ocean Gladiator and Babuza Wisdom delivered 13,000 metric tons of wheat and 4,000 metric tons of soybean meal to the Port of Poti on January 3 as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) ...
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U.S. food programs help children and farmers worldwide

Aid distributed through USDA food assistance programs in FY 2019 reached more than 4.4 million people in 45 countries in Asia, Africa and South and Central America. Working through volunteer and international organizations, USDA’s various programs fund school meals and nutrition programs around the world and offer training and technical assistance to boost farmers’ productivity. ...
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Food for Progress Highlights U.S. – Georgian Agri-Business Cooperation

On Saturday, 19 December, the ship Ocean Grand delivered 14,000 metric tons of high-quality U.S. wheat to the Port of Poti as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food for Progress program.  This shipment, the first of three in the coming month, will be ​available for private sector usage via commercial sales on the Georgian ...
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USDA Helps Build National Plant Health Policy in Georgia

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), continues to support Georgia to strengthen its agricultural systems under the project “Enhancing Implementation and Efficiency of National Sanitary and Phytosanitary Capacity for Georgia through Training and Education”. A vital component of USDA’s efforts to enhance Georgia’s ability to participate in international markets includes the design and implementation of ...
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USDA strengthens Georgia’s Food Safety System during COVID-19 pandemic (June 19)

USDA strengthens Georgia’s Food Safety System during COVID-19 pandemic (June 19)   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Caucasus Agricultural Development Initiative, funded by the U.S Department of State, is assisting Georgia’s efforts to improve its food safety systems using distance coaching modules led by international food safety laboratory specialist Dr. Janie Dubois. Incorporating a risk-based food ...
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Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at USDA Food for Progress Program Launch Ceremony (May 28)

Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at USDA Food for Progress Program Launch Ceremony (May 28) Q-n about the event Charge d’Affairs, Elizabeth Rood: We are pleased to announce the start of the new five-year USDA Food for Progress program. This $14.5 million program will strengthen Georgia’s beef and dairy industries. Land O’Lakes will implement this ...
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USDA strengthens trade linkages with Georgia via science-based research (June 29)

USDA strengthens trade linkages with Georgia via science-based research (June 29) The U.S. Department of Agriculture continues fostering collaboration and networking through its Borlaug Fellowship Program to improve agricultural productivity and trade through science-based research.  Maia Metreveli, a researcher at the Richard Lugar Public Health Research Center and head of the Risk Assessment Division at the Scientific Research Center of Agriculture ...
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