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Word from Washington: January 2019//

  Contributed by Austin R. Cooper, Jr., Director of Government Affairs, IGD. Much has changed in Washington since publication of the last IGD Word from Washington. On November 3, 2018, Democrats regained control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Over in the Senate, Republicans maintained a majority. Although committee assignments… Read More

Word from Washington: November 2018//

  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Corteva Agriscience (the agriculture division of Dow DuPont) signed a memorandum of understanding to expand on a “collaboration [that] will help ensure that developing countries will have better access to America’s greatest agricultural innovations and technologies. Innovations like advanced seeds… Read More

Leadership for Agriculture Forum Puts Forth Private Sector Solutions on Fueling Agro-Industrialization//

Press Release:  U.S., African and global business and government leaders gathered to discuss opportunities for establishing  efficient special crops processing zones and agro-industrial parks at the Leadership for Agriculture (L4Ag) Forum. Washington, D.C. – November 16, 2018 – African, US and global business and government leaders convened on November 6th… Read More