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WB to launch 1.5 billion USD agricultural fund

Date Published: 
12/01/2009
Summary: 

The World Bank (WB) will set up a trust fund to assist the agricultural sector in poor and under developed countries with an initial 1.5 billion USD (..). The WB and the World Food Programme (WFP) applauded the initiative to provide free meals to school children in poor countries, who are the most vulnerable to hunger and poverty.