Jamaica has secured some 5.9 million euros ($8 million) from the European Commission to help promote food security in the Caribbean island nation. The two-year funding forms part of the bloc's 1 billion-euro food facility. The Food and Agriculture Organization is also offering technical assistance for

's food security program.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.