Advocates Concerned Coast Guard Bill Provision Would Limit Transparency, Efficiency Of U.S. Food Aid Program
Devex: Senate bill may limit transparency, effectiveness in transporting U.S.-sourced food aid
“Two sections buried within a lengthy maritime reauthorization bill that is moving through the U.S. Congress have some emergency food aid NGOs up in arms…” (Anders, 12/5).
Humanosphere: Congress sneaks damaging U.S. food aid provision in Coast Guard bill
“The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would set back food aid reform. A provision sneaked into the act would change the agency that oversees cargo preference requirements for food aid shipments. Advocates warn that the proposal pits food aid delivery against a mandate to strengthen the U.S. shipping industry…” (Murphy, 12/5).
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