The Resource International food assistance : local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of U.S. food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, (electronic resource)

International food assistance : local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of U.S. food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, (electronic resource)

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International food assistance : local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of U.S. food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives
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International food assistance
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local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of U.S. food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives
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  • International food assistance
  • Local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of U.S. food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation
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local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of United States food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation
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While the U.S. approach of providing in-kind food aid has assisted millions of hungry people for more than 50 years, in 2007 GAO reported limitations to its efficiency and effectiveness. To improve U.S. food assistance, Congress has authorized some funding for local and regional procurement (LRP) -- donors' purchase of food aid in countries affected by food crises or in a country within the same region. Through analysis of agency documents, interviews with agency officials, experts, and practitioners, and fieldwork in four African countries, this requested report examines (1) LRP's impact on the efficiency of food aid delivery; (2) its impact on economies where food is procured; and (3) U.S. legal requirements that could affect agencies' use of LRP. GAO recommends that the Administrator of USAID and the Secretary of Agriculture systematically collect evidence on LRP adherence to quality standards; work to improve the reliability of market intelligence; and work with the Secretary of Transportation to update the interagency memorandum of understanding (MOU) that governs cargo preference requirements
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ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Food relief, American
  • Foreign trade promotion
  • Food relief
  • Food relief
  • Food relief
  • Humanitarian assistance, American
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International food assistance : local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of U.S. food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, (electronic resource)
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24 cm.
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iv, 95 p.
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International food assistance : local and regional procurement can enhance the efficiency of U.S. food aid, but challenges may constrain its implementation : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
black and white
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev.
Extent
iv, 95 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
mixed
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Quality assurance targets
present
Reformatting quality
preservation
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
cis2007806813
System details
System requirements: PDF reader software

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