Business / Agriculture / Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS): The USDA agency that administers agricultural export and food aid programs. FAS is also responsible for formulating agricultural trade policy, negotiating to reduce foreign agricultural trade barriers, and carrying out programs of international cooperation and technical assistance. The agency maintains a global network of agricultural officers (counselors and attaches) as well as a Washington-based staff to analyze and disseminate information on world agriculture and trade, develop and expand export markets, and represent the agricultural trade policy interests of U.S. producers in multilateral forums.
Foreign Adjective Synonyms: alien, imported, non-native, overseas, distant, tramontane, transalpine, transatlantic, transpacific
Service Noun Synonyms: assignment, post, appointment, secondment
Service Verb Synonyms: help, assistance, aid,efulness, utility, benefit, advantage
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