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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

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...

4/10/13

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...

4/9/13

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...

4/5/13

U.S. Hopes to Donate Cash Instead of Food to Anti-Hunger Efforts

International anti-hunger activists expect the Obama administration to propose major reforms to its food aid efforts in which the United States would donate cash instead of...

4/5/13

Why Cash Vouchers Instead of Food? Insights Into CARE Lesotho's Emergency Relief

CARE Lesotho is currently distributing cash vouchers to 210 households affected by the current food crisis in Linakaneng and Moeketsane villages of Mokhotling district, North...

4/4/13

Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid

An Obama administration plan to change the way the United States distributes its international food aid has touched off an intense lobbying campaign by a coalition of...

4/4/13

Aid Groups: US Should Send Cash, Not Food, Abroad

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, former President Bill Clinton apologized for long championing food aid policies that helped Arkansas rice growers but made it harder for...

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