Acting USAID Administrator John Barsa Releases Statement Recognizing World Food Day
USAID: Acting USAID Administrator John Barsa On World Food Day
As part of his statement recognizing World Food Day on October 16, Acting USAID Administrator John Barsa said, “In communities where food systems were already fragile, the pandemic of COVID-19 is having an outsized impact and threatening to reverse years of hard-earned progress in pulling people out of the vicious cycle of poverty, hunger, and malnutrition. As the global leader in humanitarian assistance and development, the United States will continue to help those in need and save lives. In addition to addressing immediate challenges, we are helping communities become more resilient for years to come…” (10/16).