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Blog Examines Survival Of Feed The Future Initiative Under Sequestration

“While the [Feed the Future] program took a few years to get off the ground, and is probably not all that well known to the public, it is a favorite of USAID Administrator Raj Shah — and also a go-to program budget hawks now want to cut back,” development blogger Tom Murphy writes in the Humanosphere blog, noting the “House Budget Committee recommended to cut Feed the Future entirely last year.” He continues, “Yet Feed the Future has managed to survive,” and he provides a brief history of the initiative, highlighting arguments for and against it (3/19).