Author: Ronald Minard

Ron is a writer for The Borgen Project. He is from San Antonio, Texas and just returned from a year working and traveling in Australia.

WASHINGTON — The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved three foreign aid bills in early November that improve trade, foreign aid effectiveness and auditing, and global health programs. The foreign aid bills all passed with bipartisan support. They include the following: H.R. 2845, The African Growth and Opportunity Act Extension Act The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) – signed into law by President Bill Clinton and renewed in 2004 by President George Bush – signaled a real investment in the Millennium Development Goal to eradicate poverty. The legislation was designed to foster growth in local economies by offering international trade…

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