Advocacy

5/7/14

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry - Fort Report: Two Pathways

Rep. Fortenberry of  Nebraska, who recently traveled with CARE, writes  about the importance of foreign aid after visiting programs in Guatemala and Honduras. “We benefit economically when there is fair and smart exchange with other countries.”

4/3/14

U.S. Agency for International Development and 32 Partner Organizations Launch U.S. Global Development Lab to Help End Extreme Poverty by 2030

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to deliver keynote address at launch event in New York
 

2/25/14

Ronan Farrow Daily - How American Food Aid Can Hurt Local Farmers (video)

The U.S. spends about $2 billion a year to feed the world’s poor. But could this food aid be hurting people more than it’s helping them? Ronan Farrow reports from Kenya.

2/10/14

CARE Supporters Advocate for Food Aid Reform

CARE advocates across the country wrote in to their local newspapers in support of farm bill reforms that would improve how food aid is distributed around the world. Check out these great letters to the editor and op-eds by members of the CARE Action Network:

2/10/14

The Kojo Nnamdi Show - Foreign Food Aid And The Farm Bill (audio)

The farm bill recently signed into law by President Barack Obama took years to clear Congress - and triggered showdowns over everything from food stamps to agricultural subsidies.

2/4/14

CARE Applauds Senate Passage of the Farm Bill That Includes Lifesaving Reforms to U.S. Food Aid

WASHINGTON (Feb. 4, 2014) - CARE applauds the Senate approval of reforms to the U.S. international food assistance program contained in the 2014 Farm Bill under the leadership of Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), working with Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), and House colleagues, Rep.

1/28/14

CARE Statement on Release of Farm Bill Conference

CARE applauds the House and Senate Farm Bill conferees, under the leadership of Senate Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member Cochran (R-MS), House Chairman Lucas (R-OK) and Ranking Member Peterson (D-MN)), for including significant, common-sense, lifesaving reforms to the U.S.

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