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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): Food and Nutrition Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that their Food and Consumer Service, which oversees the Food Stamp Program, school meals programs, WIC, and a dozen other nutrition programs, has established a bulletin board system on FedWorld, an electronic marketplace for federal program information.
Data Development Initiatives for Research on Food Assistance and Nutrition Programs, Phase I: Ten Potential Data Initiatives

The Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service report on Data Development Initiatives issues the findings of a study commissioned to establish and/or improve methods of data collection used to assess the effectiveness of government-sponsored food assistance programs like the Food Stamp and WIC programs (among others). To read the report, one immediately appreciates the explosion of...
USDA: Food & Nutrition Service

Despite the abundance of foodstuffs in the United States, many individuals and families go hungry on a regular basis. There are a number of public and private organizations working to address this problem, and the USDA's Food & Nutrition Service is just such an organization. Their website allows persons working in this area to learn about their various nutrition assistance programs through their...
World Summit on Food Security

As global food security concerns continue to mount, a variety of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other entities look for dialogue and discussion that will lead to concrete and timely policy solutions. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations convened a World Summit on Food Security in November 2009, and this website offers documents from that meeting, along with...