Blog Post Examines Congressional Approval Of Global Food Security Act Of 2016
Center for Global Development’s “Rethinking U.S. Development Policy”: Congress Did Something! For Developing Countries!!
Kimberly Ann Elliott, a senior fellow at CGD, gives her “quick take” on the importance of the U.S. Congress passing the Global Food Security Act of 2016. She notes, “The legislation authorizes President Obama’s Feed the Future initiative, which aims to increase incomes and improve nutrition among the rural poor in 19 focus countries. But the measure also delivers on another important front by authorizing the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP)…” (7/11).