UK Boosts WFP Resources for Ethiopia

The U.K. will contribute 20 million pounds (USD29 million) to the World Food Program’s operations in Ethiopia, where approximately 5.2 million people are in need of immediate food aid. This contribution comes weeks after the U.K. Department for International Development announced that it would give 200 million pounds to support a safety program spearheaded by the Ethiopian government. DFID also continues to support the country’s education, water, health, agriculture and economic development.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    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.