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Modest Reforms Of U.S. Farm Bill Provide Some Flexibilities For Food Aid

IRIN: New U.S. Farm Bill provides hope for food aid reform
“Efforts to improve the way the U.S. government distributes roughly U.S.$2 billion in international food aid each year achieved some successes in the recently enacted Agriculture Act of 2014 — commonly referred to as the Farm Bill — but the food aid mechanism used by the world’s largest donor continues to prioritize the needs of U.S. commercial interests…” (4/14).