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Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow at 10 a.m., House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) will convene a hearing entitled “Modernizing Food Aid: Improving Effectiveness and Saving Lives.”

Chairman Royce on the hearing: “In 2017, conflict and disaster overseas drove an unprecedented number of men, women and children from their homes and pushed more than 70 million people to the brink of starvation. Unfortunately, the situation in 2018 isn’t getting better. Urgent reforms are needed to make U.S. international food aid programs more efficient and effective to save more lives.”

What:
Hearing: Modernizing Food Aid: Improving Effectiveness and Saving Lives

When:
10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14

Where:
2172 Rayburn House Office Building

Witnesses:
The Honorable Andrew Natsios
Executive Professor
The Bush School of Government and Public Service
Texas A&M University
(Former Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development)

Erin Lentz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Affairs
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
The University of Texas at Austin

The Honorable Dan Glickman
Distinguished Fellow of Global Food and Agriculture
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
(Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture)

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