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6/6/13

Flexibility in US Food Aid to Syria Should be the Rule – Not the Exception

In Syria, the US has been able to deliver food aid using a flexible approach to needs on the ground. Yet such flexibility is the exception in US aid. President Obama's ...

6/6/13

U.S. Senate Largely Rebuffs Obama Plan for Food-Aid Reform

The U.S. Senate voted on Monday to make only a minor change in the main U.S. global food aid program, rebuffing President Barack Obama's call for the biggest reform of the...

5/28/13

Food Aid Reform: Making Every Dollar Count

Today, almost 1 billion people are hungry. By 2050, world population will top 9 billion, only increasing the demand for food, fuel, and natural resources and straining our...

5/27/13

Editorial: Politics Blocking Help to the Hungry

The generous international food aid program run by the United States is past due for reforms, but farm state lawmakers of both parties are standing in the way. 

5/24/13

Lawmakers Nix Obama's Food Aid Overhaul, but Discuss Compromise

A White House-proposed overhaul of the United States’ $1.4 billion food aid program is not going to happen, at least not in as ambitious a form as the administration...

5/24/13

Live Blog - Chicago Council: “Failure to act now puts future generations in jeopardy,” says Dr. Helene Gayle

Dr. Helene Gayle, President and CEO of CARE International, has served in global health and development for much of her life. Yet, she began her keynote address by noting that...

5/21/13

Ship Storm

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5/17/13

As Obama Pushes Overhaul of Food Aid, Panels in Congress Favor Smaller Changes

In response to the Obama administration’s plans to overhaul the nation’s international food aid program, which provides food to disaster-stricken regions, Congress this week...

5/8/13

CARE CEO Shares Global Lessons on Girls, Women

As one of the most influential nonprofits in the United States, CARE USA, which is celebrating 20 years in Atlanta, has spent the last several years working on alleviating...

5/3/13

Aid Groups, Farm Interests Keep Sparring Over Food Reform

There's a war of words underway over a proposal to change the way that food aid is administered.  Read The Article

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