This week’s throwback photo features USGC’s Senior Director of Global Programs Cary Sifferath (left), in Tripoli, Libya, in 2012. Coordinated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA’s FAS) office in Cairo, a U.S. delegation visited Libya to introduce U.S. agricultural projects following the fall of long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi. Mark Anderson (right) from the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and a Libyan feed company owner (middle) are also pictured.
About The U.S. Grains Council
The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at www.grains.org.