Global Food Security Act

H.R. 1567

This legislation would authorize a comprehensive, strategic approach for U.S. foreign assistance to developing countries to: reduce global poverty and hunger; achieve food security and improved nutrition; promote inclusive, sustainable agricultural-led economic growth; improve nutritional outcomes, especially for women and children; build resilience among vulnerable populations; and for other purposes.
Status: Rep. Christopher Smith (R-N.J.-4) introduced H.R. 1567 on March 24, 2015, and it was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. The legislation was amended and passed out of committee by unanimous consent on April 23, 2015.
AVMA Position: Under Review
Primary Contact: Dr. Ashley Morgan