Zimbabwe Gains World Bank, FAO Assistance

The World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization will team up to help Zimbabwe boost its food production. The World Bank will release some USD10 million for the purchase of 4,000 tons of maize seed while FAO will provide crop inputs and animal vaccines estimated at USD11.4 million. (“WB, FAO to assist Zimbabwe in agricultural production” - Xinhua News Agency, Nov. 6, 2008)

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