PBS NewsHour

USAID Rethinks Who Gets Paid to Grow Food for Countries

Clip: 04/24/2013 | 2m 25s

American food aid is sent to places with dire need. And until now, the commodities have been bought from U.S. farmers and shipped overseas on U.S. vessels to be donated. Margaret Warner reports on a new budget proposal that would redirect nearly half the money to buy bulk food more locally to the countries that need it.

Aired: 04/24/13

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: NR

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