Improving food aid

Patricia Kisare writes about proposed improvements to food aid in the most recent Mennonite World Review.

Mennonite Central Committee and other nongovernmental organizations have been advocating for reforms that focus on creating and supporting sustainable food systems that empower local farmers while creating a foundation for self-sufficiency.

As part of his Fiscal Year 2014 budget request, President Obama has proposed some changes that, if enacted by Congress, will allow the U.S. government to administer food aid in a more effective and efficient manner.

Read the entire article here.

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