House Passes Global Food Security Act Aimed At Codifying Feed The Future Initiative
POLITICO: Obama’s food security initiative advances
“President Barack Obama’s five-year Feed the Future initiative moved one step closer to being cemented into law Tuesday after the House passed the Global Food Security Act in a 370-33 vote. The bill authorizes roughly $1 billion a year to address hunger and assist farmers in developing countries. … All eyes are now on the Senate for a companion bill…” (Evich et al., 4/13).