GTZ Backs Food Security Initiatives in Philippine Region

The German Technical Cooperation, or GTZ, has partnered with the Philippine Department of Agriculture to launch a project that aims to secure food supply in the country’s Leyte island. The project will award small grants to local government units and nonprofits for initiatives aimed at improving cash flow for low-income families, increasing crop production, and boosting forest and fish productivity in communities around the island, the Philippine Information Agency reports.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.