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- The US was under pressure. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;6/20/95, Vol. 87 Issue 143, p2
Reports the pressure upon US to reverse its decision to cut food aid, at a donors' meeting in Helsinki on June 19, 1995.
- Changed, but contradictions continue. Ruttan, Vernon W. // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;1991 1st Quarter, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p3
Presents an excerpt from `Food Aid Surplus Disposal, Development Aid and Basic Needs,' a paper on the politics of food aid policy of the United States. INSET: 1990 Food Aid Legislation..
- The Cost of Food Aid to Recipient Countries. Seevers, Gary L. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec69, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p1588
Shows how the shift to credit sales in the 1966 Food for Peace Act contributes to the commercialization trend and how, by raising the cost of food aid, the policy conflicts with the economic development trend. Major trends in U.S. food aid policies as of December 1969; Historical costs...
- Food pantries stretch to fill `safety net' role. Bryce, Robert // Christian Science Monitor;9/9/97, Vol. 89 Issue 199, p3
Examines the so-called safety net of private social service agencies like food banks after changes in the United States federal food aid program. The growing demand for food at food banks; Comments from Robert Rector, a welfare analyst at the Heritage Foundation about why food pantries can...
- Hey, Willie Nelson, Warble About This. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;10/18/99, Vol. 15 Issue 38, p34
Reports that the United States (US) Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making the largest shipment of US commodities abroad in at least the last 25 years as of October 1999. Amount of the shipment; Benefits of the increased shipment for US farmers; Volume of USDA food-aid shipments.
- Will work for solutions. Prall, Derek // American City & County;Dec2014, Vol. 129 Issue 12, p1
The article discusses social and economic issues in the U.S. as of December 2014, particularly the report by the National Alliance to End Homelessness showing that around 610,000 individuals could be considered as homeless and over 3.5 million people can experience homelessness anytime....
- Food Programs Policy Initiatives in an Era of Farm Surpluses. Hiemstra, Stephen J. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;May85, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p345
Focuses on the food assistance programs of the United States. Objectives of food assistance programs related to the use of agricultural surpluses; Constituencies of the food programs; Emphasis of the National School Lunch Program of the government.
- Food Stamps and the Market Demand for Food. Reed, Albert J.; Levedahl, J. William // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Oct2010, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p1392
This article compares estimates of disaggregated market food demand responses to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits based on exact nonlinear aggregation to responses based on linear aggregation. By accounting for income inequality, nonlinear aggregation implies that only the...
- Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;12/31/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 251, p79567
The article presents several notices from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on its proposed rules and regulations. It cites the government agency's approval of Information Collection Request (ICR) on its final rule regarding the food distribution program on Indian reservations and national...