The world hunger crisis hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, May 25, 2006 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations

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Subjects:

  • Hunger -- Prevention,
  • Hunger -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Food relief, American -- Africa,
  • Food supply -- Africa,
  • Nutrition policy -- United States

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Paginationiii, 76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL17204104M
ISBN 100160773016
OCLC/WorldCa74459105

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