The Cochran Fellowship Program, named after the late U.S. Senator William Thad Cochran, provides short-term training opportunities to agricultural professionals from middle-income countries, emerging markets, and emerging democracies.  

The goals are:

  • to help eligible countries develop agricultural systems necessary to meet the food and fiber needs of their domestic populations; and
  • to strengthen and enhance trade linkages between eligible countries and agricultural interests in the United States.

The Cochran Fellowship Program provides 2-3 weeks of U.S. agriculture training. Fellows work with U.S. universities, government agencies, and private companies.  They receive hands-on training to enhance their technical knowledge and skills in areas related to agricultural trade, agribusiness development, management, policy, and marketing.  

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