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Global Food Security Act of 2009

The Global Food Security Act of 2009 (GFSA) is a bill that was authored by Senator Richard Luger (R-IN) and Senator Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-PA) and supported by a number of other senators. The bill was introduced on February 5, 2009, and is also known as the Luger-Casey Food Security Act or S.384. It was approved through the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in March 2009, but it did not become law. The purpose of the bill was to provide funds during 2010 to 2014 to developing nations to ensure or enhance food security, to alleviate food shortages or crises, and to provide economic development in rural areas. The bill would also have enhanced agricultural and institutional capacity in developing nations. Furthermore, the law would ...

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