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Memorandum From the President on Procurement of Grain in Nicaragua

September 28, 1979

Presidential Determination No. 79-17

Memorandum for the Administrator, Agency for International Development

Subject: Determination and Authorization under Section 614(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, for Procurement in Nicaragua of Rice, Sorghum, Beans and Corn

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 614(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the Act), I hereby

A. Determine that the use of approximately $5.0 million in funds available in FY 1979 for the procurement in Nicaragua of rice, sorghum, beans and corn, without regard to the requirements of section 604(e) of the Act, is important to the security of the United States; and

B. Authorize such use of approximately $5.0 million in funds for the procurement in Nicaragua of rice, sorghum, beans and corn.

This determination shall be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER, as required by law.

JIMMY CARTER

Jimmy Carter, Memorandum From the President on Procurement of Grain in Nicaragua Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248568

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