European Commission allocates US$12 million Zimbabwean aid

Published on 13 August 2009

The European Commission (EC) yesterday allocated US$12 million (euro 9 million) to safeguard access to food for vulnerable people affected by the breakdown of essential services in Zimbabwe. (..) “According to an assessment by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and Zimbabwean government, only 1,4 million tons of cereal will be available domestically, compared to the more than two million needed.”

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