A food fight over Food for Peace

by David Rodgers

After a decade of foreign wars, who’d have thought Washington would now be fighting over something called “Food for Peace”? Yet almost half the House Republicans voted against funding the Eisenhower-era icon in the previous Congress. And Wednesday found Rajiv Shah — the bright young star at the United States Agency for International Development — promoting wholesale changes that threaten old alliances with American farmers and mariners.

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  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
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    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.
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