US launches #USFoodExperience campaign with chef James Briscione

  On March 28, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Brazil launched the “#USFoodExperience” campaign with a dinner prepared by American chef James Briscione. The event, at the Caribé Gallery in São Paulo, was officially opened by the US Consul General in São Paulo, Ricardo Zuniga, and the Consul for Agriculture Affairs of the US Consulate in São Paulo, Chanda Berk. Renowned chefs, r... Read More »

Agricultural Specialist – Full Performance

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/01  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacanc... Read More »

Agricultural Specialist – Trainee Level

U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017/01 T  Open to:                     All Interested Candidates / All Sources  The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.  The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vaca... Read More »

Ambassador Liliana Ayalde interview with Canal do Produtor

U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, speaks about the importance of the agricultural and livestock sector in the bilateral agenda of both countries and about the 2nd edition of the ” Brazil-USA Agricultural Dialogue”, organized by the Brazilian Agriculture and Livestock Confederation (CNA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and which will have technology as its main ... Read More »

USDA Announces Reopening of Brazilian Market to U.S. Beef Exports

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reached agreement with Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply to allow access for U.S. beef and beef products to the Brazilian market for the first time since 2003. Brazil’s action reflects the United States’ negligible risk classification for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) by the World Or... Read More »

Remarks at Brazil’s Confederation on Agriculture and Livestock (CNA)

Good morning, I would like to start by thanking CNA, and especially President João Martins da Silva for the invitation to speak today at this important event. I would also like to thank CNA the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply (MAPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for organizing this opportunity to engage in productive dialogue on issues that are extremely import... Read More »

U.S.-Brazil Joint Statement on Climate Change, Food Security and New Technologies

The United States Department of Agriculture and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil today issued the following joint statement: The United States and Brazil are very cognizant of the fact that global food production must increase by 70 percent over the next 25 years to feed an estimated population of 9 billion people by 2050. As the world’s largest food producers, B... Read More »
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