IRIN Examines Efforts To Reform U.S. Food For Peace Program

IRIN: U.S. Food Aid: Charity Begins At Home
“More than 60 years after the U.S. Food for Peace program was launched, vested interests continue to hinder reforms to allow for more local sourcing of food aid. … The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which manages American aid programs, supports reform, but has not yet managed to push through all the changes that would free it to deliver its assistance more effectively…” (Leigh, 7/30).