H.R. 1894 (107th): Farmers to Africa and the Caribbean Basin Act of 2001


May 17, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eva Clayton

Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 2001
Length: 8 pages

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


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) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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