USAID food aid boxes in storage USDA Photo by Lance Cheung
USAID works in cooperation with other U.S. Government offices such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and international humanitarian experts. The USDA provides food assistance to support emergency feeding programs in countries experiencing food shortages due to drought and civil conflict.

Ag wants to keep food aid American-grown

Coalition asks Trump to prioritize use of American-grown in-kind commodity contributions through food aid programs.

A coalition of agricultural organizations wrote to President Donald Trump urging him and his Administration to prioritize the use of American-grown in-kind commodity contributions through food aid programs.

The letter notes that the U.S. has been a global leader in saving and improving lives for more than 60 years through the current structure of food assistance going to people around the world in need. The mutually beneficial approach of providing in-kind contributions through intern

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