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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.
The Ethiopian government has asked the international community for emergency food aid for 6.2 million people....
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.
U.S. food "aid" is more a vehicle to dump excess U.S. production than a benefit for hungry populations.
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