7 U.S. Code § 1727 - Bilateral grant program
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.
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.
A prior section 301 of act July 10, 1954, ch. 469, title III, 68 Stat. 458, which amended section 1427 of this title, was renumbered section 308 by Pub. L. 95–88, title II, § 211(a)(1), Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 548.
1990—Pub. L. 101–624 amended section generally, substituting present provisions for provisions outlining Congressional purpose with regard to Food for Development Program, establishment of program, goal of assistance under program, range of assistance and emphasized activities, and use of funds for disaster assistance.
1988—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–576 added subsec. (c).
1985—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–198 inserted “(including immunization of children)” after “health services”.
1979—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–53 inserted “, or the dollar sales value of the commodities themselves,” after “the local sale of such commodities”, and substituted “in the participating country of funds from the sale of such commodities or of the commodities themselves” for “of funds from the sale of such commodities in the participating country”.
Program under this subchapter to provide for donation of agricultural commodities to least developed countries to be implemented by Administrator of the Agency for International Development, see Ex. Ord. No. 12752, § 1(c), Feb. 25, 1991, 56 F.R. 8255, set out as a note under section 1691 of this title.
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