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USDA in the Region

Regional Map Nairobi

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) consists of 29 agencies and offices with nearly 100,000 employees at more than 4,500 locations across the United States and around the world. USDA provides leadership on agricultural trade, food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.

From the Office of Agricultural Affairs in Nairobi, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (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.

We cover Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, Malawi, Tanzania, and Kenya.

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 discuss how we may be able to work together.