Afghanistan: All hopes pinned on Kazakhstan wheat

Published on 04 October 2010

Tens of thousands of tons of wheat flour will be imported from Kazakhstan by the private sector to alleviate food shortages before the winter, officials say. (..) "Volatility in regional grain markets has complicated WFP's procurement as prices have gone up and availability is uncertain," said Challiss McDonough, a WFP spokeswoman in Kabul.

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