US food aid: Wasteful and self-serving
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
65 per cent of USAID's Food for Peace is spent on overheads and none of it will be spent on potentially useful food produced by a company in Tanzania- to be distributed to needy Tanzanians- unless that company opens up a factory in the United States. Yet another sad, self-serving example of wasteful aid in action.
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