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Food Aid Reform: The Basis for an NGO Led Reform Process

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dc.contributor.advisor Tolchin, Susan
dc.contributor.author Mutone-Smith, Danielle M.
dc.creator Mutone-Smith, Danielle M.
dc.date 2011-11-15
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-20T19:18:21Z
dc.date.available NO_RESTRICTION en_US
dc.date.available 2011-12-20T19:18:21Z
dc.date.issued 2011-12-20
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/7412
dc.description.abstract United State’s food aid programs are the most restrictive in the world, based on an outdated system of foreign aid that is tied to domestic agricultural production and political interests. Food aid implementers, researchers, and the international community have called for reforms, however entrenched interests in shipping, agribusiness and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have erected serious roadblocks to change. This dissertation seeks to analyze how reform of U.S. food aid policy can be achieved through: an analysis of trends and positions within the U.S. Private Voluntary Organization (PVO) and NGO community based on survey results, a comparative analysis of the Canadian food aid reform process, and a case study of one organization’s own efforts for internal policy change to end reliance on food aid resources.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Food Aid en_US
dc.subject Food Security en_US
dc.subject International Development en_US
dc.subject Aid Reform en_US
dc.subject Canadian Aid en_US
dc.subject Food Assistance en_US
dc.title Food Aid Reform: The Basis for an NGO Led Reform Process en_US
dc.type Dissertation en
thesis.degree.name PhD in Public Policy en_US
thesis.degree.level Doctoral en
thesis.degree.discipline Public Policy en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en


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