Guatemala is part of the 314 million euro aid package to support agricultural and food security projects adopted today by the European Commission. Guatemala will receive 15 million Euros for Agriculture. The projects will operate in 3 year cycles. The aid package is for the 23 countries worst hit by the economic crisis in the world. [...] All funding of the projects adopted today will be channelled through International Organisations: the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Food Programme (WFP), the World Bank, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and specialised UN agencies like UNOPS (in Myanmar/Burma) and UNRWA (in Palestine).