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EU, WFP to pump D100 million to The Gambia

Date Published: 
12/31/2009
Summary: 

The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, yesterday presided at the signing of a contribution agreement for 2.64 million euros (equivalent to about D100 million) between the EU and WFP to foster the realisation of food security in The Gambia.(..)Mr Kolley further noted that part of the funds allocated have been earmarked for supporting the implementation of an ongoing project of the WFP and for the creation of a Vulnerability and Analysis Mapping, which is in line with the government's identification of the key necessary actions in the sector.(..)Malcolm Robert Dutthie WFP Representative in The Gambia also spoke at the ceremony.