African Farmers Challenge ADM for Bigger Share of U.S. Food Aid

Published on 28 July 2011

Purchase for Progress is the signature program of Josette Sheeran, who served in the U.S. State Department under President George W. Bush before running the UN’s World Food Program, the globe’s biggest food-aid agency. When she joined the WFP in 2007, she looked for new ways to combat famine. “What we began to ask,” says Sheeran, “is how do we purchase in a way that helps it be a solution to hunger?”

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