“Global Food Security Act of 2013″ introduced in House
Representatives Betty McCollum (D-MN, 4th) and Aaron Schock (R-IL, 18th) introduced the “Global Food Security Act of 2013” (H.R. 2822). According to press releases from both Representative McCollum and Representative Schock, the “Global Food Security Act:
- Directs the President to develop a multi-agency strategy for global food and nutrition.
- Creates a new Special Coordinator for Food, Nutrition, and Agricultural Development.
- Requires annual progress reports on meeting strategy objectives.
- Updates the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include a renewed focus on women, nutrition, and small-scale farmers.”