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Examining the performance of U.S. trade and food aid programs for the 2007 farm bill

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Examining the performance of U.S. trade and food aid programs for the 2007 farm bill

hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 21, 2007.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food relief, American -- Developing countries,
  • Economic assistance, American -- Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 110-45.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 213 p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14562174M
    ISBN 100160788714
    ISBN 109780160788710
    LC Control Number2007395913
    OCLC/WorldCa144760722

    international food programs Food Aid International’s volunteer-based meal packaging program plays an important role in reducing hunger around the world. Food Aid in partnership with Kids Against Hunger packages meals that have been formulated by food scientists to provide a rich source of easily digestible protein, carbohydrates, and vitamins. While the mechanisms have changed over time, food aid continues to be an important component of U.S. foreign policy today. In the s, The G.W. Bush Administration pushed for 25 percent of Food for Peace resources to go towards local and regional purchase (LRP) in the Farm bill.

    U.S. Food Aid: Time to Get It Right Written by Sophia Murphy and Kathy McAfee Published July about the authors Sophia Murphy is the director of IATP’s Trade Program. Kathleen McAfee is a Visiting Scholar in Geography at the University of California at Berkeley.   This report includes three principal sections: the first section is a description of U.S. international food aid programs under current law; the second section discusses several important policy issues related to U.S. international food aid; and the third section describes Administration and congressional proposals intended to change the nature of U.S. food international aid.

      The United States is the largest global food aid donor, accounting for over half of all food aid supplies to alleviate hunger and support development. Since , Congress has appropriated an average of $2 billion per year for U.S. food aid programs, which delivered an average of 4 million metric tons of food commodities per year. _,, United States Food and Park Center Drive *_'_ AgricultureDepartmentof NutritionService Alexandria,VA DROUGHT, FOOD PRICES, AND FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: A REPORT TO CONGRESS March Office of Analysis and Evaluation Food and onService U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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Examining the performance of U.S. trade and food aid programs for the 2007 farm bill by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Barrett, “Food Aid and Commercial International Food Trade” 2 suggested in the title of the act, known ever after as PL or the Food for Peace program, food aid was not originally envisioned as an entirely humanitarian program.

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