Summary: Recognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development’s commitment to global nutrition through its multi-sectoral nutrition strategy. (Cosponsors Bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 10/28/19.
STATUS: Introduced 3/07/19 by Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1].
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
The USAID Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy was developed by a team ofdedicated staff representing a full spectrum of USAID Bureaus and Officesin Washington and in close consultation with USAID Missions. The Technical Working Group (TWG) included representatives from the: Bureau for Africa (AFR); Bureau for Asia (ASIA); Bureau for Global Health (GH) Office ofHealth, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition: Maternal and Child Health Divisionand Nutrition Division; GH Office of HIV/AIDS; GH Office of Population and Reproductive Health; Bureau for Food Security (BFS) Office of Country Strategy and Implementation; BFS Office of Agricultural Research and Policy; BFS Office of Strategic Planning and Performance Management; Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) Office of Food for Peace; DCHA Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance; Bureau for Eco nomic Growth, Education and Environment (E3); Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL);and Office of Budget and Resource Management (BRM). The TWG was co-chaired by Sally Abbott (BFS), Rebecca Egan (formerly of GH), and Melanie Thurber (DCHA). (Source: USAID)