Through the Local and Regional Food Aid
Procurement Pilot Project, USDA is supporting 22 projects in 19 countries
that address both emergency response and development food assistance.
Over 1.6 million individuals are receiving food rations through direct
distribution, food vouchers, Food for Work activities and school feeding
total, over 55,000 metric tons of food commodities will be procured locally
and regionally under this project. Below are some success stories
from the project.
Supporting School Feeding in Burkina Faso (Video - 03/2011)
Relief for Drought-Affected Households
in Niger (10/2010)
USDA Supports Income Generating
Opportunities for Malian Women
Questions or comments can be directed to the
Division at 202-720-4221
or via e-mail at LRP@fas.usda.gov.