U.S. Global Food Security Funding, FY2010-FY2012

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The United States currently addresses issues related to global hunger and food security through two primary types of approaches: (1) agricultural development and (2) emergency and humanitarian food aid and assistance. Agricultural development activities, such as the Administration's Feed the Future initiative and some emergency food assistance programs, are administered primarily by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) using existing authorities provided in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 28, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Ho, Melissa D.

Specialist in Agricultural Policy

Creator (Author):
Hanrahan, Charles E.

Senior Specialist in Agricultural Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: April 28, 2011
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United States
Description:

The United States currently addresses issues related to global hunger and food security through two primary types of approaches: (1) agricultural development and (2) emergency and humanitarian food aid and assistance. Agricultural development activities, such as the Administration's Feed the Future initiative and some emergency food assistance programs, are administered primarily by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) using existing authorities provided in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.

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11 pages.

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Keyword(s): Global Food Security
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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