United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: May 28, 2023
In this section, the term “international food security” means access by any person at any time to food and nutrition that is sufficient for a healthy and productive life.
The Secretary of Agriculture (referred to in this section as the “Secretary”) shall compile information from appropriate mission areas of the Department of Agriculture (including the Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services mission area) relating to the improvement of international food security.
On request by an entity described in subsection (c)(2), the Secretary may provide technical assistance to the entity to implement a program for the improvement of international food security.
In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall give priority to programs relating to the development of food and nutrition safety net systems with a focus on food insecure countries.
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023.