Department of Agriculture

FAS - Welcome to Foreign Agricultural Service Costa Rica

Who We Are:  The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is the lead foreign affairs agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The San José Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA) is a regional office, supervising staff and managing programs in Nicaragua and Panama as well as in Costa Rica.

What We Do: FAS’ principal duties include agricultural trade policy, market development and exporter assistance, data and analysis, and international development.