U.S. Worries About Food Aid Politics in Ethiopia

Above: Nearly 13 million people in Ethiopia are dependent on
food aid and the United States is one of its biggest donors.
(Sven Torfinn Photography)

VOA Editorial
Concern Over Aid To Ethiopia
18 November 2009
The Following Is An Editorial Reflecting the Views of the United States Government
The United States is committed to helping people in need all over the world, and it takes this mission very seriously. With billions of dollars spent on humanitarian, economic and other forms of assistance every year, the U.S. wants to be sure that the aid is properly and effectively distributed. So it is that U.S. officials are concerned about recent reports that the Ethiopian government may be politicizing humanitarian assistance ahead of next year’s national elections. Read more.


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