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Market Access Program (MAP)

The Market Access Program (MAP) uses funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to help U.S. producers, exporters, private companies, and other trade organizations finance promotional activities for U.S. agricultural products.

Foreign Market Development Program (FMD)

The Foreign Market Development (FMD) Program, also known as the Cooperator Program, uses funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to aid in the creation, expansion, and maintenance of long-term export markets for U.S. agricultural products.

Emerging Markets Program (EMP)

The Emerging Markets Program (EMP) provides funding for technical assistance activities to promote exports of U.S. agricultural commodities and products to emerging markets.

Quality Samples Program (QSP)

The Quality Samples Program (QSP) helps U.S. agricultural trade organizations provide small samples of their agricultural products to potential importers in emerging markets overseas.

Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC)

Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC) program is designed to assist U.S. organizations by providing funding for projects that address sanitary, phytosanitary, and technical barriers that prohibit or threaten the export of U.S. specialty crops. Examples of activities these grants may cover include seminars and workshops, study tours, field surveys, pest and disease research, and pre-clearance programs.

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This page was last updated: 02/06/2018