United States Code

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§ 1727.
Bilateral grant program
(a)
In general

The President shall establish a program under which agricultural commodities are donated in accordance with this subchapter to least developed countries. The revenue generated by the sale of such commodities in the recipient country may be utilized for economic development activities. Such program shall be implemented by the Administrator.

(b)
General authority

To carry out the policies and accomplish the objectives described in section 1691 of this title, the Administrator may negotiate and execute agreements with least developed countries to provide commodities to such countries on a grant basis.

(July 10, 1954, ch. 469, title III, § 301, as added Pub. L. 95–88, title II, § 211(a)(2), Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 548; amended Pub. L. 96–53, title II, § 204(a), Aug. 14, 1979, 93 Stat. 369; Pub. L. 99–198, title XI, § 1112(a)(3), Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1478; Pub. L. 100–576, § 4(a)(1), Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2898; Pub. L. 101–624, title XV, § 1512, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3641.)
cite as: 7 USC 1727