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Nicaragua: Third Food Distribution for the School Meals Programme

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In addition to the food contribution, WFP provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Education to facilitate and speed up the land, river and sea transport of food. “Working with the transportation mechanisms implemented by WFP is simplifying our job of transporting the food to the schools,” said Vice Minister Treminio. The WFP Logistics Unit works hand in hand with the Ministry of Education's technical staff to ensure that 23,000 metric tons of food are trasnported efficienty and arrive on time at 10,000 schools.

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08/30/2013