Skip to main content

Global Food Security Act Reauthorization: New and Lingering Challenges

RESEARCH Policy Brief by Gloria Dabek
Mississippi farm field rows during the winter on January 29, 2022.
Lance Cheung

Amid new challenges to global food security, the Center for Global Food and Agriculture analyzes necessary changes to the Global Food Security Act Reauthorization.

The Global Food Security Act (GFSA) authorizes the Feed the Future Initiative (FTF), the US government’s premier effort to address the root causes of hunger and poverty in lower- and middle-income countries. The GFSA must recognize how the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change wreak havoc on global food security efforts.

About the Authors
Assistant Director, Government Relations
Gloria Dabek is the assistant director of government relations within the Center on Global Food and Agriculture. Since joining the Council in early 2020, she has been developing publications oriented towards policy solutions for global food and agriculture challenges and leads on outreach and education to both congressional offices and the administration.