Dr. Erin Lentz Op-Ed on Cost of U.S. Maritime Cargo Preferences on Food Aid


CHASP Faculty Fellow Dr. Erin Lentz

The U.S. is, by far, the world’s largest food aid donor, contributing more than 40% of the global food aid that helps feed the hungry.

CHASP Faculty Fellow and The LBJ School of Public Affairs food policy scholar Dr. Erin Lentz responds to maritime special interest groups about the true cost and impact of the U.S. food aid cargo preference policy in op-ed via The Hill: Maritime cargo preferences only waste American taxpayer dollars.

Click for more about Dr. Lentz and her work including her 2017 policy report, International Food Aid and Food Assistance Programs and the Next Farm Bill.