The European Commission on February 26 pledged 135 million Euros in food aid to 19 of the world’s poorest countries in Africa and Asia. The commission - the European Union’s executive arm - said an estimated 12.5 million people facing food shortages because of natural disasters, economic and political crises or armed conflicts would benefit from the distribution of EU-funded food supplies. “There are still almost 820 million undernourished people ... in too many countries, entire populations can...


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