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5/17/13

As Obama Pushes Overhaul of Food Aid, Panels in Congress Favor Smaller Changes

In response to the Obama administration’s plans to overhaul the nation’s international food aid program, which provides food to disaster-stricken regions, Congress this week...

5/8/13

CARE CEO Shares Global Lessons on Girls, Women

As one of the most influential nonprofits in the United States, CARE USA, which is celebrating 20 years in Atlanta, has spent the last several years working on alleviating...

5/3/13

Aid Groups, Farm Interests Keep Sparring Over Food Reform

There's a war of words underway over a proposal to change the way that food aid is administered.  Read The Article

5/1/13

Obama Administration Food Aid Reform Push Countered By Fierce Lobbying

A White House plan to modernize the major U.S.

4/25/13

Obama Wants More Food Aid to Be Locally Sourced

CARE, one of the world’s biggest charities, used to participate in a U.S. government food aid program inelegantly known as “monetization.”  Read The Article

4/21/13

Obama’s Proposal for Food Aid Reform is Worth a Close Look

Tucked away in the President’s proposal is an effort to reform international food aid. Advocates say the changes will improve food aid effectiveness, save more lives, and...

4/11/13

Analysis: Obama's 2014 Foreign Aid Budget Request

The Obama administration released its fiscal 2014 budget on Wednesday, totaling $52 billion in foreign assistance and support funding, a $2.4 billion decrease from fiscal...

4/10/13

Budget Proposes Shift in Providing Food Aid to Needy Nations

The Obama administration has proposed the first major change in three decades to the way the United States supplies food aid to impoverished nations, significantly scaling...

4/10/13

Obama's Budget Fixes America's Wacky Food Aid Program—Sort Of

Last week we delved into the weird world of U.S. food aid, in which almost all (90 percent) of the grains that starving people abroad get from U.S. relief groups are grown in...

4/9/13

CRS Joins Major Relief Groups in Call for Food Aid Reform

Catholic Relief Services has joined other major humanitarian organizations in calling for constructive reforms in the United States’ food aid policy that insure a...

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