WFP to purchase food from local farmers

Published on 16 September 2009

World Food Programme (WFP) has initiated a food purchase programme from farmers for a period of five years effective January 2010. (..) According to the WFP Project Coordinator, Emmanuela Mashayo, the initiative which has been dubbed ‘Purchase for Progress (P4P)’, will ensure that farming in Africa and in Rwanda specifically, is more productive, profitable, and sustainable in line with the Millennium Development Goals.

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