Blog Post Discusses Inefficiencies In U.S. Food Aid Program
Humanosphere: United States wastes billions of dollars to ship food aid
Development blogger Tom Murphy discusses the U.S. food aid program, Food for Peace, writing, “…A comprehensive investigation by USA Today and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism confirms what has long been said about U.S. food aid — it is inefficient and in need of reform. … The United States stands alone with its out-of-date food aid rules. Other countries, NGOs and the United Nations are using more innovative and cost-effective solutions to providing food assistance…” (10/23).