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PL480 Food Aid: We Can Do Better

Christopher Barrett () and Daniel G. Maxwell

Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2004, vol. 19, issue 3, 6

Abstract: Fifty years ago, President Eisenhower signed the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 into law as US Public Law 480. This article addresses how food aid can become a more effective tool for reducing poverty and hunger and reducing costs without sacrificing any benefits to US agriculture.

Keywords: Food; Security; and; Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2004
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.94012

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