INFOGRAPHIC DEMONSTRATES INEFFICIENCIES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN FOOD AID SYSTEMWASHINGTON, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 17 million people could receive life-saving food aid at no additional cost to U.S. taxpayers if Congress cuts red-tape in the U.S. Farm Bill - according to new research from international relief and development organizations Oxfam America and American Jewish World Service (AJWS). A new report and infographic from the groups showed that lifting regulations, which cost taxpayers more than $491 million, could enable food aid to reach millions more people and make the programs significantly more effective and cost efficient.
New Report Shows 17 Million Lives at Stake in Farm Bill Negotiations
Reaching 17 million additional people is the equivalent to feeding every person in Michigan, Oklahoma and Iowa combined. Cutting red tape would also a...