ERIC Number: ED260994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jan-17
Reference Count: N/A
Famine in Africa. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Committee on Foreign Relations met to hear testimony regarding the immediate crisis and the underlying causes of famine in Africa. To address this problem President Reagan had proposed a supplemental request for African assistance in food, transportation, and support. Those testifying were asked to address the efforts that the United States has made in the past and should continue to make to bring about substantial policy reforms in order to achieve greater food production and distribution in Africa. The prepared statements of the following persons are provided: Daniel G. Amstutz (Under Secretary of Agriculture, International Affairs and Commodity Programs); Chester A. Crocker (Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Department of State); John C. Danforth (U.S. Senator from Missouri); Philip Johnston (CARE); Robert J. McCloskey (Catholic Relief Services); M. Peter McPherson (Agency for International Development); and Cory SerVaas (Saturday Evening Post). (RM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Identifiers - Location: Africa