The April 10th release of the Presidential Budget Proposal in the United States is guaranteed to generate political waves. It contains a complete list of recommendations for how Federal spending should be allocated alongside a number of key reforms to Federal programs. Tucked away in the President’s proposal is an effort to reform international food aid. Advocates say the changes will improve food aid effectiveness, save more lives, and make federal expenditures more efficient. Congressional approval is needed, however, and some heavy-hitter special interest groups are actively opposing President Obama’s reforms.

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