TITLE

Hikes in funding don't guarantee better oversight

AUTHOR(S)
Cochran, Thad
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Hill;3/20/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 33, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author offers his criticism on the decision of the U.S. government to introduce reforms that involve combining large amounts of funding for food supply.
ACCESSION #
37357457

 

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