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The Critical First 1,000 Days of Life

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 06.16.2016 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

By Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo and Lucy Martinez Sullivan A thousand days. How crucial is that time frame to our ordinary lives? When we go about our daily r...

Failing to Address the Complexity of U.S. International Food Aid Policy May Result in Perpetuating World Hunger -- Part II

Hannah Laufer-Rottman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Home
Hannah Laufer-Rottman

Part II In the previous post, I discussed planned changes to the U.S. food aid policy. A successful U.S. food aid policy will address several issues,...

While We Talk Reform, U.S. Food Assistance Is Under Attack

Katie Lee | Posted 08.14.2013 | Impact
Katie Lee

This year's federal budget and appropriations season has generated a lot of buzz and media around reforming U.S. food assistance programs. But while some of us have been talking about improving aid delivery, others have proposed alarming cuts to food assistance programs altogether.

U.S. Corn, Soybeans In Worst Condition Since 1988

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home

* Soybean prices set record high, corn soars on drought fears * Weekly crop conditions see sharpest decline in nine years ...

Ethiopia Pleads For Food For 6.2 Million People

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Ethiopian government has asked the international community for emergency food aid for 6.2 million people....

Obama's Chance to Fix Food Aid

Elizabeth Sepper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Sepper

The world's one billion hungry cannot afford to wait. This week, their needs -- not those of donor countries -- should be at the heart of discussions at the Food Aid Committee.

GAO Report Highlights Costs of U.S. Food Aid Restrictions

Kimberly Ann Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kimberly Ann Elliott

Congressional restrictions on U.S. food aid raise the costs of delivering it by as much as a third and delay it reaching hungry people by up to 100 days.

The U.S. Farm Bill & the Global Food Crisis

Terra Lawson-Remer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Terra Lawson-Remer

U.S. food "aid" is more a vehicle to dump excess U.S. production than a benefit for hungry populations.