Changes Needed in the Administration of the Overseas Food Donation Program

ID-79-25 Published: Oct 15, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1979.
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A report assessed the performance of the U.S. food donation program abroad in terms of the congressional objectives of assisting needier countries and people and contributing to the development process. The program began under Title II of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954. The "New Directions" foreign assistance legislation of 1973 mandates that U.S. aid be used for programs aimed directly at improving the lives of the poorest people in the poorest countries.

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