UN to Buy More Food in Uganda to Meet Regional Aid Needs

Published on 21 December 2010

The United Nations’ World Food Programme said it plans to more than double food purchases in Uganda next year to meet humanitarian needs in neighboring countries. The Rome-based agency may raise its budget for food purchases in Uganda to $100 million from about $40 million this year, Stanlake Samkange, the WFP country director in Uganda, said today in an interview in the capital, Kampala.

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