Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

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.

Other Words for Foreign

Foreign Adjective Synonyms: alien, imported, non-native, overseas, distant, tramontane, transalpine, transatlantic, transpacific
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Other Words for Service

Service Noun Synonyms: assignment, post, appointment, secondment
Service Verb Synonyms: help, assistance, aid,efulness, utility, benefit, advantage
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Management Services Organization (MSO)

Health / Health Insurance / Management Services Organization (MSO): An organization, owned by a hospital or a group of investors, that provides management and administrative support services to individual physicians or small group practices in order to relieve physici MORE

Local Service Footprint

Technology / Cell Phones / Local Service Footprint: The geographical area that a customer may call without incurring toll charges, also known as local service area, or local calling area. MORE

Member Services

Health / Health Insurance / Member Services: The department responsible for helping members with any problems, handling member grievances and complaints, tracking and reporting patterns of problems encountered, and enhancing the relationship bet MORE

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