Summary: H.R.5656 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (12/10/2014)

Global Food Security Act of 2014 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the President, in providing assistance to implement the Global Food Security Strategy, should:

  • coordinate federal efforts to implement the Strategy,
  • utilize open and streamlined solicitations to allow for the participation of a wide range of implementing partners, and
  • strengthen existing partnerships between developing country institutions of agricultural sciences with U.S. universities with a focus on building the agriculture capacities of developing nation universities.

Directs the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive global food security strategy.

Authorizes the President to provide assistance to implement the Global Food Security Strategy. Authorizes FY2015 appropriations.