U.S. House Bill Would Authorize Feed The Future Program

Devex: Feed the Future’s moment on Capitol Hill?
“As budget talks in the U.S. Congress lurch toward a frenzied conclusion this week, the House could vote as soon as Thursday on a bill that gives staying power to U.S. President Barack Obama’s Feed the Future initiative. If passed, the Global Food Security Act of 2014 would grant congressional authorization — though on a somewhat shorter-term basis than many hoped — to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s $1 billion effort to fight hunger in 19 targeted countries through agriculture programs…” (Anders, 12/10).