G-8 Commits $20B to Combat Hunger

    Group of Eight member nations have committed $20 billion - $5 billion more than the anticipated pledge - to improve food security in the developing world,

    reported. The amount will back a three-year program aimed at improving agriculture in poor nations. The U.S. is expected to provide $3.5 billion of the funding.

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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.