About the bill
- Full Title
To supplement current activities in the exchange of agricultural and farming expertise by establishing a grant program to support bilateral exchange programs whereby African American and other American farmers share technical knowledge with African and Caribbean Basin farmers regarding maximization of crop yields, use of risk management tools, expansion of agricultural trade, use of new financial instruments to increase access to credit, and other ways to improve farming methods, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
5/17/2001--Introduced.Farmers to Africa and the Caribbean Basin Act of 2001 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish the Farmers for Africa and Caribbean Basin Program to provide grants for ...
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May 17, 2001
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1894”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
21 cosponsors (13D, 8R)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1894 — 107th Congress: Farmers to Africa and the Caribbean Basin Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr1894
“H.R. 1894 — 107th Congress: Farmers to Africa and the Caribbean Basin Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr1894>
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