Skip to comments.USAID Proposes New $60 Million Project for West African Farmers
Posted on 02/10/2012 6:30:47 PM PST by Steve Peacock
African farmers ostensibly will benefit from an approximately new $60 million project that U.S. taxpayers could be funding. The U.S. Agency for International Development's "USAID/WA [West Africa] Trade Hub and African Partner Network Project," as the endeavor is known, will seek to "assist farmers and firms to increase trade in key grains and livestock" in that region, according to a presolicitation notice that U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor has located.
The document says the initiative, which remains "subject to the availability of funds," will keep in line with the U.S. government's Feed the Future strategy as well as support the
Africa Competitiveness and Trade Expansion Initiative (ACTE) goals of creating jobs and reducing poverty through value added exports.
USAID is not yet seeking bids on the proposed five-year project. The agency expects to release a formal Request for Proposals around June 2012.
Source document: Solicitation #624-12-0000TBD.
I guess this is where some of our space exploration money is going.
My, my...what a waste. BTW, aren’t we a little short of money? I don’t want my tax dollars going overseas.
Obama: “The plan for this project is for a farm of about 100,000 hectares with six machine tractor stations to provide tractor services to the farmers, all property owned in common, and all produce sold to the State Grain and Produce Board at fair prices set by the state. We are not sure whether we want to call it a state farm or a collective farm, but we are working on that. The farmers will be happy and prosperous through their participation in a state farmers association. And malcontents will be transferred to new locations for ‘special treatment’.”
USAID in and of itself is corrupt because only Congress is supposed to administer foreign aid. This agency is part of the ‘free trade’ corruption of our political process.
“African farmers ostensibly will benefit from an approximately new $60 million project that U.S. taxpayers could be funding.”
Gee...if they are not good farmers and can’t grow a GD thing (like those in South Africa that wiped out the white farmers and are now starving) the U.S. taxpayers won’t be considered slave owners in the future and sued by the U.N., right?
USAID in and of itself is corrupt because only Congress is supposed to administer foreign aid. This agency is part of the free trade corruption of our political process.
Hmmm.... This article seems to coincide with the announcement today that Obama created yet ANOTHER special commission to advise the USAID on where best to spend taxpayers’ dollars.
Maybe he’s hoping to become a King in some African country after his term ends in 2013???
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