Department of Agriculture
4101 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, D.C. – 20007
(202) 944 6361
Deputy Counselor for Agriculture
The mission of the Agricultural Department of the French Embassy in the U.S. is to conduct political and economic analysis of U.S. agricultural and food policies. Specifically, this service aims to monitor developments in sectors such as agriculture, forestry, fishing, the food industry and biomass in the United States. It represents the French authorities in trade and health negotiations concerning bilateral relations in these sectors.
The Agricultural Department of the French Embassy in the U.S., with the help of the institutions Ubifrance and Sopexa, supports the promotion of exports of agricultural goods, technologies and food from France. It especially participates in the negotiations on the conditions of local market access for these products with U.S authorities.
Finally, the Agricultural Department of the French Embassy in the U.S. has a regional mission as part of its NAFTA region (Canada, Mexico and the United States). It coordinates local and regional economic services, plans and executes the above mentionned missions with Canada and Mexico.
To learn more:
- Information on food, meat and dairy products: what can you bring when you travel to the European Union?
- Information on plants: prohibitions and restrictions on plants imported to France from the US
- Information on pets: what to do in order to bring your dog, cat or ferret from the US to France?
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