Accession Number : ADA303358

Title :   Food Aid: Private Voluntary Organizations' Role in Distributing Food Aid.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

PDF Url : ADA303358

Report Date : NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : As requested, we are providing information about food aid granted by the United States to private voluntary organizations (PVO) to support development activities in foreign countries. Specifically, the report describes (1) the role of PVOSs in distributing food aid and (2) the impact of direct feeding programs on enhancing the long-term food security of recipient countries, including how well projects are targeted to people vulnerable to malnutrition and whether food-for-work projects significantly improve infrastructure.

Descriptors :   *VOLUNTEERS, *FEEDING, NATIONS, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, ORGANIZATIONS, FOREIGN, EDUCATION, ECONOMICS, CROSS CULTURE(SOCIOLOGY), DISTRIBUTION, SECURITY, DISEASES, LONG RANGE(TIME), CONSTRUCTION, STORAGE, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, DEATH, FOOD, AGRICULTURE, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FORESTRY, SHIPPING, WATER SUPPLIES, SOIL CONSERVATION, IRRIGATION SYSTEMS, COMMUNITY RELATIONS, SANITATION, FOREIGN AID, MALNUTRITION.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE