FY 2021 McGovern-Dole Limited Merit Based NOFO for Guatemala and Ho...
Program Overview The McGovern-Dole program feeds school children and improves literacy (especially for girls) in low-income, food-deficit countries around the world. The program provides for the donation of U.S. agricultural commodities, as well as financial and technical assistance, to support school feeding, literacy, maternal and child health and nutrition projects worldwide pursuant to an agreement with USDA-FAS. The program requires the inclusion of graduation as stipulated in the legislation. Program Objectives The McGovern-Dole program key objectives are to carry out:· Preschool and school food for education programs in foreign countries to improve food security, reduce the incidence of hunger, and improve literacy and primary education, particularly with respect to girls; and· Maternal, infant, and child nutrition programs for pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants, and children who are five years of age or younger. Program Priorities The program funding priorities of this...