Category: FOOD AID

Letter to Chairman Rogers

The Alliance for Global Food Security urges the House Appropriations Committee to restore funding for PL 480 Title II to the FY 2012 level of $1.466 billion, and to rescind section 714 of the bill which would reduce resources for…

“Food for Peace: An All‐American Bi‐Partisan Program”

Title II of PL 480 (“Food for Peace”) is the largest and most successful international food aid program in the world. Every Administration, both Republican and Democrat, has strongly supported Food for Peace since its inception in 1954. Millions of…

Getting more out of food aid

Alliance for Global Food Security Statement from THE HILL. (May 7, 2012) Improvements made to international food aid programs in the 2008 Farm Bill have borne fruit. Delivery times for U.S. commodities can be as short as two weeks, food…

USA Maritime’s Statement on Drastic $800 million Cut in Food Aid Programs

USA Maritime (http://www.usamaritime.org/) today released the following statement regarding the 42 percent cut of more than $800 million proposed by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers from the President’s combined food aid budget for P.L. 480 Title II (Title II) and…