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Do right and feed everyone

– Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

50+ Years of Partnership in Agriculture

East Africa and the United States have been partners in agriculture for more than 50 years.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) works with the governments and industries of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi, and Burundi to promote agricultural trade between our countries and to bring technical assistance and resources to organizations, communities, and agricultural businesses across the region.

Asante sana. Thank you. We look forward to our continued relationship, collaboration, and trade partnership.

FAS links U.S. agriculture to Kenya, East Africa, and to the world.

From the Office of Agricultural Affairs in Nairobi, FAS leads trade promotion, trade policy, and capacity building/food security and further represents all USDA agencies, including the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), and others.

Our work in the region includes:

  • Training & Technical Assistance
  • Food Security
  • Trade Promotion
  • Credit Guarantee Programs
  • Global Agricultural Reporting (Free and Public)

Contact us to see how we may be able to work together:

Office of Agricultural Affairs
U.S. Embassy Nairobi
+254 20 363 6340

Kevin Sage-EL
Agricultural Counselor

Shane Townsend
Agricultural Attaché

Carol Kamau
Agricultural Marketing Specialist

Kennedy Gitonga
Agricultural Specialist

Ben Mtaki
Agricultural Specialist (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)