GAO Releases Report On Global Food Security Assistance Provided By U.S., Other Donors
GAO: Global Food Security: Information on Spending and Types of Assistance Provided by the United States and Other Donors
The GAO released a new report on food security assistance from the U.S. and other donors. According to the report, “From 2014 through 2018, the United States and other donors provided an estimated total of more than $75 billion in global food security assistance, with the United States accounting for more than $22 billion of this total. Other countries disbursed a total of $40 billion, and multilateral donors, including international organizations and institutions with government membership, disbursed $13 billion in global food security assistance. GAO estimated that from 2014 through 2018, annual global funding for food security assistance increased from more than $13 billion to more than $16 billion” (11/19).