Posts Tagged ‘ Somalia ’

What we’re following 3/18/10

Mar 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Food for Thought

New York Times: Somalia Food Aid Bypasses Needy, U.N. Study Says A new United Nations Security report recently found that as much as half of the food aid sent to Somalia is diverted from needy people to a group of contractors, radical Islamist militants and U.N. staff members. The report recommends that Secretary General Ban […]



What we’re following 01/11/10

Jan 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Food for Thought

The Herald (Harare): Zimbabwe: USAID Gives U.S.$14 Million to Farmers, Agri-Businesses The United States Agency for International Development has awarded approximately US$14 million to support more than 52, 000 farmers and agri-businesses in Zimbabwe.  The embassy of the United States of America Public Affairs Section said the grants would be aimed at restoring livelihoods to […]