Solutions we develop for problems here in the U.S. could benefit other parts of the world. But in an increasingly interconnected world to efficiently solve many problems here we need information and cooperation from beyond our borders. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with other federal agencies and organizations, participates in comprehensive international efforts to increase agricultural productivity to meet the present and future needs of a growing world population. NIFA works with foreign and domestic partners to increase the effectiveness and reach of American universities and colleges to improve food security, nutrition, and food safety in the U.S. and globally.
Also see: Global Engagement Programs