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Foreign Agricultural Service

Linking U.S. Agriculture to The World

The Foreign Agriculture Service FAS) of the U.S. Embassy is the overseas arm of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). FAS Lagos has regional responsibilities for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Benin and Cameroon.

FAS Lagos offers a variety of services to U.S. and Nigerian agribusiness companies, government and non-government entities involved in agricultural trade and development. Read more about FAS.

Programs & Activities

Market Reports and Trade Data

More Market Reports (Nigeria):

U.S. Trade Data

FAS Databases

Export Sales Reporting (ESR)

Information on U.S. export sales, by commodity and country of destination, updated weekly.

Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS)
Trade data from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.

Production, Supply, and Distribution (PS&D)
Official USDA data on production, supply, and distribution of agricultural commodities for the United States… 

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Trade Events & Activities for 2012

HACCP Certification Workshop

The Office of Capacity Building and Development of the United States Department of Agriculture gladly invite you to participate at its Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) certification workshop…  by HACCP Consulting Group, L.L.C., Virginia, USA — Protea Hotel, Ikeja-Lagos, August 13-15, 2012.  Contact our office for details. 

News Releases:

USDA Offers GSM-102 Credit Guarantees For Export Sales to Africa and Middle East Region:

The GSM-102 program helps ensure that credit is available to finance commercial exports of U.S. agricultural products to developing countries…including Nigeria.  Participating banks for this program in Nigeria include: First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Diamond Bank, United Bank for Africa and Ecobank. 

For more information please visit:

Interested in Buying U.S. Agricultural and Food Products? 

Please contact our office for guidance.


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