From the Document: "The U.S. government administers international food assistance programs that aim to alleviate hunger and improve food security around the world. Some of these programs provide emergency assistance to people affected by conflict or natural disaster. Other programs provide nonemergency assistance to help communities improve agricultural productivity and strengthen local food systems. This In Focus provides an overview of U.S. international food assistance programs, including legislative authority, funding trends, statutory requirements, and selected issues for Congress."
CRS In Focus, IF12067
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/