Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Kenyan Farmers' Fate Caught Up in U.S. Aid Rules That Benefit Agribusiness

As the United States Congress debates an omnibus farm bill, it is considering a small change that advocates say could make a big difference to the world's hungriest people: allowing the federal government to buy some food in Africa to feed the famished, rather than shipping it all overseas from America.....

You can read the article at: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D01E7DC1031F932A05754C0A9619C8B63

(I meant to post this after last week's class. It's an article I remembered having read over the summer.)

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