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12 March 2013

FAO & WFP Help Build A Future For Rural Tunisians

In poverty-stricken rural Tunisia, WFP and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are working together to help residents in the birthplace of the Arab Spring to become independent farmers. FAO has organised unemployed young people into farming cooperatives, receiving training and microcredit, while WFP provides them with cash to buy food and seeds.